The Black British Ballet Project
aims to document the history and experiences of black dancers and choreographers in British ballet in the last century, to celebrate the contribution made by these pioneers and to explore issues around diversity and representation within ballet.
Onisere and the Ballet Queen launches!
Our new children’s book is a fun and wonder-filled story that brings to life the experiences of black British ballet pioneers for a younger audience of all races.
Watch! Vincent Hantam in Liverpool
Watch Vincent’s moving solo of Steal Away and Pray, followed by a conversation with Dr Sandie Bourne at Liverpool Hope University.
Our new children’s book in schools!
This magical 32-page illustrated book will delight primary school children aged 4-8 years old and share an important lesson from these dance pioneers about following your dreams. Share this book in your classroom for World Book Day!
Our Dance Democracy 3
Our very own Dr Sandie Bourne will appear at this conference to discuss the representation of black people in traditional narrative ballet repertoires.
Meet Our Team
Dr Sandie Bourne