Project Description

Ballet Cymru: A Child’s Christmas & Poems by Dylan Thomas, Mumford Theatre, Cambridge

  • Date:

    Saturday October 20th

  • Anglia Ruskin University,
    East Road,
    CB1 1PT

  • A brand new ballet by award-winning Welsh Dance company Ballet Cymru, narrated by Cerys Matthews.

    Ballet Cymru presents a timeless interpretation of the Dylan Thomas classic A Child’s Christmas In Wales with music by Mason Neely and Wales’ own icon Cerys Matthews. Step into the imagination of a genius and follow us on a journey through snow, cats and melancholy.

    Featuring choreography by Creative Wales Award winner Darius James and Amy Doughty, and evocative, eloquent costumes Ballet Cymru bring to life this timeless story using the company’s unique blend of classical technique and storytelling.

    Poems by Dylan Thomas© The Trustees for the Copyrights of the Dylan Thomas Estate

    Music and arrangements by Cerys Matthews and Mason Neely from the album Dylan Thomas A Child’s Christmas, Poems and Tiger Eggs.

    Ballet Cymru, nominated Best Independent Company by the Critics’ Circle UK National Dance Awards, and winners of the Best Dance Production 2017 at the Wales Theatre Awards, present a sparkling and refreshing ballet.

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