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. It includes tributes from three successive Royal Ballet Directors – Sir Anthony Dowell, Dame Monica Mason and the present Royal Ballet Director Kevin O’Hare – as well as former 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 more than 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, The Sleeping Beauty, The Judas Tree and Winter Dreams, plus many more.
Text: © Royal Opera House, 2015
Published by: Oberon Books
Size: 30 x 24 cm
Front Cover: Carlos in Apollo © Johan Persson/ArenaPAL