Former Royal Ballet dancer, Pietra Mello Pittman A.R.A.D, is Co-Director of London based production company Sisters Grimm, which she established in 2009, with Grammy nominated composer Ella Spira, while still at the Royal Ballet.
Sisters Grimm produces award winning culturally themed, dance musical shows. Their productions have toured world class venues internationally and are socially relevant, engaging audiences by being entertaining and accessible without compromise - illustrated by standing ovations for INALA and Voices of the Amazon
“The tale of the Sisters Grimm is one that leads from an ambitious composer and a ballerina to huge, stage productions, the Grammys and, they hope, the home of fantastical storytelling: Disney.” Evening Standard quote
Sisters Grimm has built up a prestigious creative brand internationally, working for the likes of BBC, Channel 4, ITV, the Royal Variety Performance, UNICEF, Hi5 and the GREAT Campaign. They have entered into co productions with the Royal Opera House and the Ambassador Theatre Group.
Pietra and Ella were nominated for the 2015 Women of the Future Awards for Arts and Culture, the music from their show INALA - a Zulu ballet, composed by Ella Spira was nominated for a 2016 Grammy Award, and Inala was nominated for Best Special Entertainment Award at the Manchester Theatre Awards. Voices Of The Amazon, which has just won the Brazilian International Press Award for Best Show and Pietra was nominated for Best Director.