Carlos Acosta is known internationally for his grace and athleticism as a dancer. Having performed in some of the worlds greatest companies including Paris Opera, the Bolshoi, ABT, and England's Royal Ballet, it is his tremendous ability to convey emotion, and the sheer joy of dancing that transcends to every member of the audience, which people remember the most. Carlos has danced almost every classical role from Macmillan to Balanchine right through to his more recent contemporary roles and never fails to bring a unique quality and magnetism to every movement. As well as a dancer and choreographer, Carlos has also written his very honest and heartfelt autobiography, 'No Way Home' - which proved a UK bestseller and went on to be published in several other countries including North America, Australia and Germany. Now he has even completed his first work of fiction.
On this site you will find out all you need to know about his latest up and coming performances and how to purchase tickets. You will be able to read all the latest articles, interviews, watch video clips and order from our fantastic selection of merchandise in the online shop.
CARLOS ACOSTA & ZENAIDA YANOWKSY
Carlos, as well as a number of other Royal Ballet artists, were recipients of a variety of accolades at this year's National Dance Awards. Carlos was honoured to receive the De Valois Award for Lifetime Achievement. More
Carlos will be bringing his Cubanía production back to the Royal Opera House for six dates in July/August 2015.More
Carlos recently appeared in Australia, performing with the Queensland Ballet. While there he was interviewed by Radio National, where he talked about the Foundation, his career and his recent novel, Pig's Foot. More