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Video: Making of Cleopatra

PUBLISHED: 09:32 10 October 2011 | UPDATED: 09:41 10 October 2011

Cleopatra

Cleopatra

© Bill Cooper

Zsolt Sandor began filming of a short documentary about the making of Claude-Michel Schonberg and David Nixon’s Cleopatra for Northern Ballet.

The latest is Northern Ballet’s stunning production Cleopatra a labour of love for choreographer David Nixon and celebrated composer Claude-Michel Schönberg, best known for Les Misérables and Miss Saigon, and with staging and costume by Christopher Giles.

Last October, Zsolt Sandor began filming of a short documentary about the making of Claude-Michel Schonberg and David Nixon’s Cleopatra for Northern Ballet.

With interviews from all the key creatives including Claude-Michel Schonberg, David Nixon, Patricia Doyle, Christopher Giles, Martha Leebolt, Kenneth Tindall and Tobias Batley this film takes you through the whole process and offers a unique insight into the creation of a brand new ballet.

■ Cleopatra is at Norwich Theatre Royal from October 11-15, £34-£6.50, 01603 630000, www.theatreroyalnorwich.co.uk

www.northernballet.com


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