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A glimpse into life at Ballet Black, a neo-classical ballet company highlighting dancers of black & Asian descent. Tweets by Artistic Director, Cassa Pancho MBE

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I โค๏ธ London theatre - realised I've seen 8 shows in the last week! @BitterWheatPlay, @BalletBlack, @OnYourFeetUk, Aโ€ฆ
Retweeted by Ballet Black @MayaJama is perfection ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ your dreams. It was great to photograph Isabela Coracy from @BalletBlack #braziliandancers #ballerinaโ€ฆ
Retweeted by Ballet BlackNext for BB: we're dancing #BBTheSuit & our new #MthuthuzeliNovember ballet, #bbWASHA at the @GrangeFestival alongsโ€ฆ
Our wonderful Linbury run has come to a close! Being back after the long absence makes me think about everything weโ€ฆ @JacqJohn15 Thank you! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ @clivehollick Thank you, Clive! Lovely to meet you!
Second Linbury performance done! Thanks to tonight's audience for the love - one more to go! #BBTheSuit #BBIngomaโ€ฆ @ElizabethECharl Thanks for coming to see us and good luck on the feedback! @OheMCee @RoyalOperaHouse Thank you! ๐Ÿ–คExcellent! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ @ReformedRich Hope you had a good time! @DaisyGladstone @TheRoyalBallet Thank you ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ @john_earls @RoyalOperaHouse @CathyRMarston Thank you!BBC News - Call to teach 1919 Liverpool race riots in schools
Retweeted by Ballet BlackDon't miss your last chance to see @RichardAlstonDC this September before the internationally renowned company willโ€ฆ
Retweeted by Ballet BlackWe had an incredible opening night at the Linbury Theatre yesterday! Two more to go..! #BBTheSuit #BBIngoma ๐Ÿ“ทโ€ฆ @HannaAYusuf Thank you so much! (If we did it all again we'd need an ambulance!) ๐Ÿ–ค
@heidiannhall @RoyalOperaHouse @altheaefunshile Thank you to the fierce BB board! ๐Ÿ”ฅIf you are a fan of the arts in general or dance in particular, I highly recommend @BalletBlack, now performing atโ€ฆ
Retweeted by Ballet Black @garystew @RoyalOperaHouse Thank you! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ @RasEmpress67 Thank you! Music by Peter Johnson and you can catch #BBIngoma in Stratford in November ๐Ÿ–ค @RasEmpress67 Everyday we slay ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ @joyscottlondon @RoyalOperaHouse Thank you! ๐Ÿ–ค @MattCainWriter When shall we go?! Thanks for coming - so great to see you! I'm stealing your curtain call pic for insta ๐Ÿ˜˜"These electrifying choreographers are on the rise" [@guardian] @lyndseywinship rounds up some of the fantastic wโ€ฆ
Retweeted by Ballet BlackNot a single publication needs to give Linda Fairstein a chance to speak. These men are broken because of her actโ€ฆ
Retweeted by Ballet BlackAnd here's a link for tickets: #BalletBlack's the day! Back at the Linbury with #BBTheSuit created by @CathyRMarston & #BBIngoma fromโ€ฆ
We're back in South Africa (on stage at least) Tech rehearsal for #BBTheSuit & #BBIngoma is done! Ready for openingโ€ฆ award-winning lighting designer, Mr @drplight, working on the award-winning #BBTheSuit in our technical rehearโ€ฆ @judithmackrell Please ensure you run all future life plans by me so it doesn't clash. Maybe November?1 day to go until we return to the Linbury! A handful of tickets have been returned. Get them via this link:โ€ฆ
C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S to our #BBJuniorSchool students for passing their recent ballet exams! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพโ€ฆ @darlingwithaC It's, how you say..? Exquisite ๐ŸฆTICKETS AVAILABLE for the Linbury! Some returns have appeared online - check this link if you would like to see usโ€ฆ @briphwilson @RoyalOperaHouse Woop!!2 days to go! @RoyalOperaHouse #BalletBlack @studioddancing thank you! Currently sold out but returns might come up via @RoyalOperaHouse!
@Ant_lee ๐Ÿคฃ @watson_dance BB is my baby @VikkiJane Just, why did she stop and write that comment? She could've scrolled on, just living her life! ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ @mrsspanner ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ @clouddancefest So sorry, Chantal โ˜๏ธ @LucyMcCaul Right?! ๐ŸคฃNot today, Satan. up with the Grade Two Character dance music stuck in my head. It's still there. Those who know it will understโ€ฆ days to go! BB back at the Linbury, 13-15 June. If you want to come, please check for returns via this link:โ€ฆ of the British media go gooey eyed over Boris Johnson, a man who has promoted racism, bigotry, and who is seriโ€ฆ
Retweeted by Ballet BlackBoris Johnson described gay people as "bumboys", compared equal marriage to three men marrying a dog, discussed beaโ€ฆ
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@KathyKAnd @TheRoyalBallet Ingoma by Mthuthuzeli NovemberSunday flashback to a piece @Cirabesque & I made with @NewsweekUK, about good ole BB: #BalletBlack ๐Ÿ–ค @FraczekMarg75 We would LOVE to! @FraczekMarg75 @TheRoyalBallet Thank you very much! @mrsspanner @TheRoyalBallet @RoyalOperaHouse @FreedofLondon Thank you!How we made #BBIngoma... #WeAreABalletCompany #BalletBlack you, Edinburgh! Next stop: Linbury Theatre! Just 4 days until we return to the @RoyalOperaHouse with our doubโ€ฆ @shedrewaline Thank you so much ๐Ÿ–ค
@rha06 Thank you very much!I can actually hear it from our hotel ๐Ÿ˜ฒ @peggybrunache @ABakerMezzo So happy they could meet! @ABakerMezzo @BalletBlack Ruben loved getting a photo op and career advice as a budding dancer and future choreograโ€ฆ
Retweeted by Ballet Black @ABakerMezzo @peggybrunache Thanks so much! ๐Ÿ–ค @Dogearedtatty The will is always there, but the fee is a delicate negotiation!Cheeky #BBIngoma curtain call video from tonight! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ @daveberry33 @captheatres Thanks, Dave! @malcolmwright12 Thank you! @Dogearedtatty @captheatres @TRPlymouth Maybe! @ScottishPearls @KingsTheatre Thank you! @Collie_Cam @captheatres Thanks! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™Œ๐ŸพThank you so much, @SarahBrownUK! you ๐Ÿ–ค @RasEmpress67 Well tickets went on sale to the Friends of the Opera House and pretty much sold out then. We have beโ€ฆ @RasEmpress67 @captheatres We are in Edinburgh today and at ROH next week with a double bill!And it's the amazing #SayakaIchikawa's birthday today! It's all happening! a beautiful theatre for our last triple bill of the season, and such brilliant staff and crew here at King's Tโ€ฆ @clouddancefest @captheatres See ya!!.@BalletBlack bring their brilliant triple bill to Edinburgh's King's Theatre tonight @captheatres
Retweeted by Ballet BlackReady for class here at @captheatres! @DicksonMbi ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ–คSending a massive congratulations to @CushJumbo who has just been awarded an OBE ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐ŸŽŠ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ Catch Cush as Hamlet here atโ€ฆ
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Congratulations to Robert Cohan for his much deserved knighthood . The Queen's Birthday Honours List 2019 -โ€ฆ
Retweeted by Ballet Black @Dogearedtatty @mercurehotelsuk Would you have insisted that although we all work for BB, we have to fill out separโ€ฆ I don't use their Twitter handle to get their attention as their last interaction with the public was 2016,โ€ฆ rude, incompetent & sometimes baffling welcome we've had at most hotels on our tour this season has reached a nโ€ฆ're making our rainy way to #Edinburgh for our debut show at @captheatres, tomorrow, Saturday 8th June! Last remaโ€ฆ๐ŸŽ‰ Weโ€™re delighted to announce that Marcelino Sambรฉ will be promoted to Principal Dancer for the 2019/20 Season
Retweeted by Ballet BlackProud to come together last night with @CressidaDjambov and other artists @RichMixLondon @ReelRebelsRadio to raiseโ€ฆ
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An incredible night @youngvictheatre for #DeathofASalesman. Amazing cast plus my all-time favourite, #SharonDClarkeโ€ฆ ๐Ÿ–ค @Sarah_Kundi Toi toi toi beautiful Sarah! ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–Rose Theatre Kingston are #hiring! Current vacancies include: Head of Stage Production Technician Please see ourโ€ฆ
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Just had a wonderful rehearsal of our South African themed #Linbury double bill of #BBTheSuit & #BBIngoma - ticketsโ€ฆ
A lovely moment from #bbCLICK, featuring #EbonyThomas ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง & #MarieAstridMence ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Choreography by @sophielaplane Ligโ€ฆ @joy_parkinson @captheatres Thank you! @LadyCatHT @joy_parkinson @captheatres Next time!Scotland, @BalletBlack will be at @captheatres to open their Triple Bill at the Kingโ€™s in Edinburgh this Sat 8 Juneโ€ฆ
Retweeted by Ballet BlackLove this promotional poster for our Edinburgh debut @captheatres this Saturday!โ€ฆ