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Carlos Acosta Named New Director of Birmingham Royal Ballet

Sunday, January 20, 2019   (0 Comments)
Carlos Acosta
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Carlos Acosta CBE, the Cuban-born ballet superstar and award-winning former Principal of the Royal Ballet, has been appointed as Birmingham Royal Ballet’s new Director. He succeeds David Bintley CBE, who has led the company for 24 years, and who will step down at the end of this season, in July. Acosta will work alongside BRB’s chief executive, Caroline Miller, who was appointed on a permanent basis in December 2018. Acosta said:

“My ambition is to build on its classical traditions, to expand its repertoire and to reach out to new and more diverse audiences. I want to define what it is to be a world-leading classical ballet company in the 21st century.”
Read the full article on the official website of New York Times.