San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
"My Life In Dancing"
Carlos Acosta CBE has been called " the greatest male dancer of his generation". He was Cuban-born and since 1998, has been a permanent member of The Royal Ballet. In recent years, Acosta has had a career as an international guest artist, appearing in the U.S., Russia, the Netherlands, Chile, Argentina, Greece, Japan, Italy , Germany and France. His book "No Way Home- a Cuban Dancer's Story" was published in 2007 by HarperCollins UK, Scribner US and Schotten in Germany. It tells the story of his rise from a poor boy in Havana to becoming the leading male dancer in the world, chosen by the Bolshoi Ballet to dance the lead in Spartacus.
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China Exchange, a registered charity in the UK, is an exceptional new venue in the heart of London’s West End designed to provide a forum for the ideas and events which touch the lives of people in Britain and China today. Companies and philanthropists from both nations have come together to support the renovation of this stunning space in the restored premises of London’s former central Telephone Exchange and it has been turned into a centre for exhibitions, performances, lectures and events of all kinds.