PODCAST EPISODE

Arthur Pita

Bourne To Dance

Nov 25 2021 • 56 mins


Arthur Pita first worked for the company in the West End transfer of Swan Lake. During his seven years dancing for New Adventures, he performed in many shows, including Cinderella in which he played the Angel, Car Man in which he played Rocco and Angelo, and finally Nutcracker! in which he played Knickerbocker Glory.

For the past 15 years, dancer and choreographer, Arthur Pita, has run his own company, Ballo Arthur Pita. Arthur Pita has a distinctive, inclusive and pioneering choreographic approach, driven by the Creative Case for Diversity. Arthur’s work demonstrates his commitment to working with diversity. Arthur’s work is informed by experience and curiosity about the wider human experience of being ‘other’.


Ballo Arthur Pita's work is distinguished by its accessible, dance-theatre aesthetic and high production values. The quality and range of Ballo Arthur Pita’s work has attracted audiences from children, young people and families to first-time dance attenders as well as regular theatre- goers. The consistency of Ballo Arthur Pita's work is rooted in their exceptional creative and producing team who, together with a regular ensemble of performers, deliver high-quality theatre and dance.


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Credits:

Podcast theme tune was composed by Terry Davies (for Matthew Bourne's Play Without Words).

Arthur's song to dance to was 'Zobi La Mouche' by Les nègresses vertes - William Orbit Remix

Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker Suite, Op 71a: II.d. Arabian Dance


The Producer was Hattie Moir and the Researcher was Stephen Daly.


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