The Royal Ballet School has appointed Director Carlos Acosta to its Board of Governors.
Christopher Rodrigues CBE, Chairman of The Royal Ballet School, said:
‘I am delighted to welcome Carlos Acosta to The Royal Ballet School’s Board of Governors, and know that he will bring a passion for dance and a clear vision for its future to the School. His perspective as the new Director of Birmingham Royal Ballet will be invaluable in helping the School to maintain its crucial relationship with his company’.
Christopher Powney, Artistic Director of The Royal Ballet School, said:
‘I am thrilled that Carlos Acosta will bring his energy and commitment to dance to The Royal Ballet School. His appointment is a celebration of the long-standing ties between the School and Birmingham Royal Ballet – a company that so many of our talented students have made their home. I look forward to working with Carlos as the Director of one of our great companies and also receiving his support as a Governor. He will continue to be an inspiration to our young dancers and play a key role in helping us to successfully steer the future of the School’.
Carlos Acosta CBE said:
‘I'm delighted to have been invited to join The Royal Ballet School's Board of Governors, and look forward to bringing a wider perspective to the School's direction and future plans. Birmingham Royal Ballet's presence and influence on the Board brings a golden opportunity to celebrate our historic relationship with The Royal Ballet School’.