Javier de Frutos: Elsa Canasta | Scottish Ballet Premiere
Javier de Frutos is a unique figure in the world of dance with a résumé that includes West End musicals, a Turner Prize nomination, Olivier and Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards, music videos and a full length ballet in collaboration with the Pet Shop Boys.
Elsa Canasta is a dark, funny and sexy evocation of the music of Cole Porter. With a touch of music hall magic, a singer who will share the stage and breathtaking partnering, Scottish Ballet dancers will be having a ball and so will you!
Bryan Arias: Motion of Displacement | World Premiere
Winner of the 6th Copenhagen International Choreography Competition in 2013, Bryan Arias is a young American choreographer at the start of an exciting career that is sure to propel him to the heights of his profession Scottish Ballet is delighted to be the first company to bring his unique blend of dance styles to the UK.
An exclusive commission from Scottish Ballet, Motion of Displacement will explore the causes and effects of storytelling, inspired by his own childhood memories of his mother’s journey from her native land in pursuit of love.
"Scottish Ballet dares at every stage – and oh how the audience wins!" ★★★★★ The Herald
"It has been said that ballet is a dying art, but on the evidence of Scottish Ballet’s autumn tour, nothing could be further from the truth" ★★★★ The Scotsman