YULI - The Carlos Acosta Story: LIVE from the Royal Opera House
Date: Wednesday 3rd April 2019
Running time: 3hrs
Featuring an introduction, screening and Q&A with director Iciar Bollain, writer Paul Laverty (I, Daniel Blake), producer Andrea Calderwood (Last King of Scotland) and dancer/choreographer/actor Carlos Acosta (Don Quixote ROH Balletand Our Kind of Traitor).
YULI is a biopic, based on Acosta's autobiography No Way Home (published by HarperCollins). He grew up in Cuba and went on to become a legend in the dance world including lead ballet dancer at the English National Ballet and the first black dancer to perform some of the most famous ballet roles of all time.
Score by Alberto Iglesias (Julieta).