REVIEW: 'Inala: A Zulu Ballet' at Sadler's Wells

September 19, 2014 7:08 PM

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REVIEW: 'Inala: A Zulu Ballet' at Sadler's Wells

Twenty years of democracy in South Africa is ample reason to celebrate the coming-together of cultures. And that's what Inala, which kicked off a three-week national tour on Wednesday at London's Sadler's Wells, is clearly all about.

Described as "a Zulu ballet," Inala combines the soulful sound of Zulu choral group Ladysmith Black Mombaza (LBM) with ballet, contemporary and African dance. The cross-cultural intention is undoubtedly sincere: the Sisters Grimm production was born of composer and producer Ella Spira's "passion for...

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