Sisters Grimm announce the relaunch of Inala with SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR for a 7 week UK regional tour, 3 weeks at the London Peacock Theatre and 1 week in Singapore at Marina Bay Sands featuring Royal Ballet and Rambert dancers and celebrating diversity at a time when it is most needed.
For the first time ever, the Iconic Ministry of Sound was transformed into a theatrical space showcasing the phenomenal collection produced and directed by Sisters Grimm.
Voices Of The Amazon has it’s World Premiere at the Pushkin Theatre, Moscow in the Jubilee Chekhov Festival. Followed by UK premiere at Sadlers Wells London. It then plays at Latitude Festival Southwold and has it’s Asia premiere at Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands Singapore
INALA was performed at the Royal Variety Performance and broadcast on ITV.
Voices of the Amazon wins Brazilian International Press Awards, Voices of the Amazon wins Best Show and is nominated for Best Director.
Manchester Theatre Award Nomination for INALA – Best special Entertainment.
WE HAVE BEEN GRAMMY NOMINATED! “Music From INALA,” Ladysmith Black Mambazo with Ella Spira and the Inala Ensemble has been GRAMMY nominated for Best World Music Album.
International premiere of INALA at the Chekhov Festival in Moscow, receiving standing ovations. Sisters Grimm became a client of United Kingdom Trade and Industry (“UKTI”) and were proud to become part of Downing Street’s GREAT Campaign showcasing the best of the UK, representing Creativity is GREAT. August 2015 Second year running INALA received Critical acclaim and coverage in all major broadsheets. August 2015 INALA Audience evaluation results – 60,000 total live audience reach, 30-45% new audiences and 33 million PR reach.
In 2014 Sisters Grimm premiered their ﬁrst full-length musical dance production, “INALA”, meaning abundance of goodwill in Zulu, with Grammy award winning, South African legends, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, current and former dancers of the Royal Ballet & Rambert. INALA is a marriage of South African choral music and contemporary dance that fuses cultures and storytelling. A MASSIVE HIT – The Daily Telegraph INTOXICATING – The Telegraph A new meaning to the expression ‘Feelgood’. – Express A triumph, Irresistable! – The Guardian Inspiring, uplifting and utterly mesmerising! – The Reviews Hub Warm-hearted and entertaining! – The Evening Standard
2009 Sisters Grimm formed their production company after an introduction by a mutual friend in 2008. With a vision to tell stories and create large-scale theatrical performances that bring music, artists and dance history to a new level.