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Sink or Swim

The Royal Ballet Young Choreographer Charlotte Edmonds presents a screening of her short film Sink or Swim, directed by Louis-Jack and developed with the support of the mental health charity Mind.

Most recent performance

There are currently no scheduled performances of Sink or Swim. It was last on stage 29 March—28 April 2018 as part of the Spring 2017/18 season.

Background

The film Sink or Swim directed by Louis-Jack is a poetic depiction of depression through underwater ballet, developed with the support of the mental health charity Mind. With choreography by Charlotte Edmonds and featuring Royal Ballet Principal Francesca Hayward, it delves into the mind of someone battling to keep their head above water.

In 2015 Edmonds became the first participant of The Royal Ballet Young Choreographer Programme. In addition to her work with The Royal Ballet, she has choreographed for companies including Yorke Dance Project, Dutch National Ballet Junior Company, Studio Wayne McGregor and Opera Holland Park.