Carlos Acosta is the most iconic dancer of our times, a genius of ballet and an international star. This superb quality photo-led book is published to mark Acosta’s farewell season; an exciting retrospective to capture his greatest performances with The Royal Ballet.
With tributes from three successive Royal Ballet Directors; Sir Anthony Dowell, Dame Monica Mason and the present Royal Ballet Director Kevin O’Hare; Associate Director Jeanetta Lawrence and various dancers of the Royal Ballet.
Carlos Acosta at The Royal Ballet is a tribute to his phenomenal success and popularity with Royal Ballet audiences since 1998. The book contains over 150 images of Carlos on stage and in rehearsal. Ballet photographs include his own production of Don Quixote, Requiem, Apollo, Romeo and Juliet, La Fille mal gardée, Sleeping Beauty, Judas Tree and Winter Dreams, plus many more.
About Carlos Acosta: From humble origins in Havana, Acosta’s soaring athleticism and emotional magnetism has transformed him into a global star. Since graduating from the National Ballet School of Cuba he has graced all the world’s major dance stages; Paris Opera House, the American Ballet Theatre, the Bolshoi Ballet – reaching his peak in 2011 when he, with Tamara Rojo, danced in Romeo and Juliet before 14,000 people at London’s O2 Arena.