KVN Dance Firm has announced the total cast for the forthcoming Entire world Premiere of Coppelia, by major choreographer and director Kevan Allen. This brand name-new re-imaging of the basic ballet will open at the Cockpit Theatre for a strictly limited operate from Thursday 2 September – Saturday 11 September 2021. Tickets on sale now!
The cast of 13 dancers arrive from large array of instruction and professional backgrounds, echoing the company’s mission to existing dance in all its forms to the widest possible viewers.
Undertaking in the purpose of Dr Coppelius is Micheal Downing whose credits incorporate songs movies for intercontinental popstars Olly Murs, MK and Becky Hill and who not too long ago obtained rave testimonials for his performances in Peter and the Wolf at the Hackney Empire. He is joined by Marina Fraser as Swanhilder, who has danced with The Royal Ballet, English Countrywide Ballet and the Viviana Durante Enterprise, and Danny Fogarty as Franz, who just lately appeared in the hugely profitable Netflix period of time drama Bridgerton.
They are joined by Rosie Southall (Snow White, Wayne McGregor Reset 2020), Laura Braid (core member of BirdGang), Evonnee Bentley-Holder (Guys and Dolls, Medical doctor Dolittle), Ediz Ibrahim (Bridgerton, Remembering the Oscars), Tamsin January (All or Nothing at all – The Mod Musical), Thomas Charles (A Christmas Carol), Jeanie Ryan (Flashdance the musical), Zach Parkin (New Adventures: Edward Scissorhands, Lord of the Flies and Swan Lake), Diante Lodge (The Very best of the West Stop) and Ellis Rose Rother (Netflix: The Crown and Jingle Jangle)
The generation is a total reimagination of the typical ballet Coppelia and will increase and build the present tale, delving further into the history of the figures and immersing the audience into the in some cases-unsettling thoughts of Dr Coppelius. While the classic ballet focuses on Dr Coppelius, Swanhilder and the existence-size doll that arrives amongst them, this retelling will handle his intent on making the doll and how that impacts on his romantic relationship with the broader community of villagers.
Coppelia capabilities a remixed variation of the initial Delibes score by Rickard Berg who has previously collaborated with Mick Jagger, Mica Paris and Gavin Rossdale. The generation will also attribute costumes and styling by Wendy Olver whose credits involve Sir Elton John, Mulberry and Harvey Nichols.
KVN Dance Enterprise was established in 2017 by planet-renowned director and choreographer Kevan Allen. Acquiring developed work on phases about the entire world for a variety of creatives such as Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sir Trevor Nunn and Kylie Minogue, KVN Dance Organization marks the up coming stage in Kevan’s illustrious career.
The Business aims to bring a assorted mix of choreographic models and dance types jointly to produce unique and inspiring will work that cross all genres of dance, breaking down barriers and introducing Kevan’s eclectic and progressive type to new audiences.