Carlos Acosta

In addition to dancing with some of the world's most prestigious companies, including The Royal Ballet, American Ballet Theatre and Houston Ballet, Carlos Acosta has choreographed productions of Don Quixote and Carmen, plus a production of Guys and Dolls for the West End. Acosta established his own dance company, Acosta Danza, in 2016, in Cuba, and opened a dance academy there through the Carlos Acosta International Dance Foundation a year later. He became artistic director of Birmingham Royal Ballet in January 2020. 

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