Elmhurst Ballet's Mode in London and Birmingham

Published: 15 April 2024
Reporter: Vera Liber

Elmhurst Dance Company in Spartacus Credit: Magda Hoffman

Elmhurst Ballet Company, the graduate year performance strand of Elmhurst Ballet School, now in its sixth iteration, will perform a mixed bill, Mode, at the Shaw Theatre, London on Saturday 11 May and Elmhurst Studio Theatre, Birmingham on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 May 2024.

The 19-strong company will perform Wayne McGregor's FAR, À la Mode (in collaboration with Birmingham City University’s School of Fashion and Textiles), The Kingdom of the Shades from Marius Petipa's La Bayadère, Fête Galante by Michael Corder and a new piece, The Invitation by Sandrine Monin.

An excerpt from Spartacus by Yuri Grigorovich Keeping the Faith, a new jazz piece by Elmhurst teacher Cris Penfold, and Geōmantía by Scarlett Brass complete the programme.

Elmhurst Ballet Company members in 2024 are Lucie Apicella-Howard, Scarlett Brass, Ellis Gilbert, Imogen Hart, Nicholas Hepher, Amy Hickey, Marlo Kempsey-Fagg, Mandy Kwan, Monica Langlois, Victoria Lavalle Mendoza, Yuna Nomura, Gabriele Pitzanti, Nicole Rutter, Hana Sato, Zara Scott, Ida Sorensen, Isabella Streckfuss, Pietro Vittoria, and Kiera Wilkinson.

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