Carlos Acosta: A Classical Selection review – erotic tension in bold farewell

Coliseum, London
The Cuban star’s entertaining valedictory showcase demonstrates perfectly why he will be much missed in ballet

Carlos Acosta’s last performances with the Royal Ballet were clouded somewhat by the critical reactions to his ballet Carmen, which he’d choreographed for his farewell season. While Acosta the dancer was deservedly garlanded with love at his curtain calls, the choreography itself was harder to like.

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Source: Guardian Dance News

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