Othello21

Film and Documentary 

Artistic Director Ben Love gives Shakespeare's brutal and gripping tragedy the Ballet Soul treatment in this edgy and evocative reimagining, with a dazzling original score by British jazz legend Julian Joseph. 

The film transports us to modern Britain, where high flying media man Othello is taking London by storm.  He is a passionate and powerful African man, married to the love of his life - Desdemona. 

In a dream he is left a blood red scarf by the spirit of his mother.  A token of his past and a symbol of his love, their present and future, Othello gives the scarf to Desdemona. A decision that may come back to haunt him.

Creative Team

Ben Love  

Director and Choreographer 

Julian Joseph  

Composer 

Xeniya Shalimova  

Creative Director & Costume

Calum Brown & Luke Parker 

Filmmakers 

Hannah Bixby 

Project Manager  

Produced by James Joseph

Filmed by Blueboard Productions.

Brandon Lee Sears 

Daiana Andres 

Melody Tamiz

Isaac-Lee Baker 

Jordan Ajadi 

Mattia Sala 

Sophie Chinner

Dancers

With Thanks:

Lanterns Studio Theatre, Arts Council England, David Lee, Ben Socrates, Carla Kingham 

Ballet Soul (Performance & Development) CIO is a Registered Charity number 1186599.

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