17 September 2014 at 5.57pm | 2 Comments
Update: Thiago Soares to dance the role of Lescaut on 7 October
Additional debuts have been announced for The Royal Ballet’s first production of the Season, a 40th-anniversary celebration of Kenneth MacMillan’s 20th-century classic Manon.
Principal Guest Artist Carlos Acosta will make his debut as Manon’s scheming brother Lescaut in addition to his performances as Des Grieux partnering Natalia Osipova as Manon. First Soloists Alexander Campbell, Bennet Gartside and Valentino Zucchetti will also make their debuts as Lescaut during the run of performances. For the performance of Manon on 7 October, the role of Lescaut will be danced by Principal Artist Thiago Soares.