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ON BEFORE UK Tour. Carlos Acosta & Laura Rodríguez. Picture Dibs McCallum

·         Carlos Acosta CBE returns to Norwich Theatre Royal

·         The present is in Norwich for 2 nights earlier than Norwich Theatre excursions the present in Europe

·         That is Norwich Theatre’s first-ever worldwide tour

Norwich Theatre’s new season welcomes again Carlos Acosta CBE in On Before, a Norwich Theatre & Legitimate Productions co-production by association with Como No. Carlos Acosta is likely one of the best modern-day stars of the dance world.

After its sell-out success in Norwich and on tour across the UK final 12 months, this wonderful efficiency returns to Norwich Theatre Royal on 29 – 30 July, earlier than Norwich Theatre takes the present on tour in Europe this summer time.

This present is Norwich Theatre’s first-ever worldwide touring manufacturing. It's a continuation of Norwich Theatre’s ambition to originate and produce small and large-scale work itself in addition to working in new methods with regional friends.

Stephen Crocker, Chief Govt & Inventive Director of Norwich Theatre, stated:

“We're thrilled to welcome Carlos again after his triumphant run final summer time. It's all the time joyous and inspirational to work with Carlos. This challenge feels very particular, not solely due to the present itself and its illustration of range but additionally the spirit of bravery, dedication, and dedication to bop that has introduced us along with Carlos once more.

“For Norwich Theatre, the tour last year marked our first ever touring production. This time we are going a step further by taking the show international. We are hugely grateful to Carlos and Valid Productions for their support and trust as we begin this journey.”   

First conceived by Carlos Acosta in 2010, On Earlier than is an intensely private night of dance created, directed and carried out by the legendary Cuban dancer. The efficiency sees him dance a full-length present which pays homage to his late mom and essentially the most private work he has ever created.

It options choreography by world-renowned artists, together with Russell Maliphant, Kim Brandstrup and Will Tuckett, alongside Carlos’ choreography. The present sees Carlos Acosta carry out as each a soloist and alongside Laura Rodriguez, a founding member of his Cuban dance firm, Acosta Danza.

On Earlier than is a robust story of a doomed relationship between a person and a lady. Set to a various musical repertoire starting from Handel to up to date Cuban composer Omar Puente and culminating in a transferring finale that includes a dwell choir performing Morten Lauridsen’s O Magnum Mysterium.

ON BEFORE UK Tour. Carlos Acosta & Laura Rodríguez. Photo Dibs McCallum
ON BEFORE UK Tour. Carlos Acosta & Laura Rodríguez. Picture Dibs McCallum

Carlos Acosta, CBE, stated: “On Before is one of the most special shows I have ever created or danced and holds a place in my heart like no other. I have received incredible support from audiences and venues around the UK over many years, and I know how difficult the past year has been for them and our whole sector. I am thrilled to be sharing this show that is personally so important to me with them and to work in partnership again with Norwich Theatre in a shared act of resilience and optimism.”


On Earlier than | Norwich Theatre Royal

29 – 30 July 2022

Ticket Worth: £49.50 – £27.50

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