Carlos Acosta receives Dance Magazine Award and will be painted as part of Sky Portrait Artist of the Year

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Dance Magazine Awards 2020

Birmingham Royal Ballet are delighted to share the news that Carlos Acosta has been recognized for his life-long contribution to the world of dance by Dance Magazine, who have chosen to honour him as one of the recipients of the Dance Magazine Award 2020.

A ceremony to celebrate this years recipients will take place virtually on Monday 7 December, more information is available by clicking this link.

Sky Portrait Artist of the Year

Sky Arts have announced that the winner of this year's Sky Portrait Artist of the Year will be commissioned to paint a portrait of Carlos. The finished work will be displayed at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

The makers of the programmes said that the series, hosted by Stephen Mangan, was recorded with strict safety protocols at Battersea Arts Centre in London.

The new series begins on Sky Arts on Wednesday October 14.