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Cuba’s Acosta Dance Company receives nomination to British prize

By: Prensa Latina
Feb 27, 2018
Cuba’s Acosta Dance Company receives nomination to British prize

The Cuba’s Acosta Dance company celebrated its nomination to the Robert Robson Dance Prize granted by the Manchester Theatre Awards, in the United Kingdom. 

With this recognition, the Cuban company is inserted, just two years after has been founded, in the category of better Dance Show together with the emblematic British companies English National Ballet and Rambert Company Dances, expressed an official statement of the company which is directed by Carlos Acosta. 

The Manchester Theatre Awards is ranked among the most outstanding prizes in the performing arts field granted by the United Kingdom.    

To obtain this prize, the performing arts’ critics chooses the top exhibitions performed during the previous year in Greater Manchester, European country’s county. 

In 2017, Acosta Dance performed with critics and audience success in October 12 - 14, at the Lowry Theatre, in Salford city, Manchester. 

The young company exhibited a program made up by the works El cruce del Niagara (crossing the Niagara) by Marianela Boan; Belles Lettres, by Justin Peck; Imponderable, by Goyo Montero; Mermaid, choreography by Sidi Larbi and Twelve, by Jorge Crecis. 

Acosta Dances’ aim is to offer integrated shows from the contemporary and the neoclassical, without diminishing other expressions, times and styles of the dance art.

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