Shadow Aspect at The Lilian Baylis Studio

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Ballet Cymru present 'Shadow Aspect' a brand new evening-length work choreographed by International choreographer Tim Podesta, starring Guest Principal Dancer of the Royal Ballet Mara Galeazzi. 'SHADOW ASPECT' refers to the unconscious aspect of the personality that the conscious mind does not identify in itself. In short, the shadow is the dark side where individuals are defined and bonded by their mutual feelings of isolation. "To know yourself, you must accept your dark side. To deal with others' dark sides, you must also know your dark side." Carl Jung Music by French composer Jean-Phillipe Goude Stage design by Australian architect Andy Mero & Tim Podesta Mara Galeazzi was born in Brescia and studied at La Scala, Milan. She joined The Royal Ballet in 1992 and was promoted to First Artist in 1995, Soloist at the end of the 1997/98 Season and Principal in September 2003. She has danced every major role in the classical repertory and had many roles created for her by top choreographers around the world. Mara has been acknowledged with numerous awards throughout her illustrious career including being appointed 'Best Italian Dancer Abroad' (Danza & Danza Award) nominations for Best Female Dancer at Critics' Circle National Dance Award and the highest acknowledgement for artists in Italy, the medal "Cavaliere Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana" (Knighthood) by the President of Italy. She has appeared as guest artist with the Stuttgart Ballet, Carla Fracci's Teatro dell'Opera in Rome and the Scottish Ballet. Mara continues to be a Guest Principal Dancer at the Royal Ballet in London. After graduating from the Australian Ballet School, Tim Podesata danced internationally as a soloist in ballets by Ashton, Hynd, Balanchine, Bournonville, Cranko, Taylor. In 2006 Tim was awarded 'Best New Work' at the Australian Choreographic Competition, which led to great interest in his work. His creations have since been performed across Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA, Africa and Asia including his Australian Dance Award nominated film ADOR- featuring The Singapore Dance Theatre, The Hong Kong Ballet, Australian Dance Theatre, The Queensland Ballet, The English National Ballet and Atlanta Ballet.

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Sadler's Wells

Sadler's Wells
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