Ballet Gala Celebration | In a class of their own

September 18, 2012

Ballet News

Ballet Gala Celebration | In a class of their own

ballet gala

 

A Gala Evening Performance

CELEBRATION!

‘In a class of their own’

Featuring stars of The Royal Ballet, English National Ballet, Northern Ballet, Strictly Come Dancing, West End Productions and many more well-known artists who have generously agreed to perform.

Directed by Wayne Sleep, Royal Ballet artists who have agreed to perform include Gary Avis, Leanne Benjamin, Jonathan Cope, Lauren Cuthbertson, Mara Galeazzi, Sarah Lamb, Steven McRae, Marianela Nunez, Thiago Soares and Edward Watson, as well as artists from Birmingham Royal Ballet and The Royal Ballet School.

The dancers confirmed are :

YONAH ACOSTA    (ENB)           LEANNE COPE (RB)

MONICA MASON    (RB)             ANTHONY DOWELL (RB)

STEVEN McRAE     (RB)             ROBERT PARKER  (BRB)

JENNA ROBERTS   (BRB)           EDWARD WATSON  (RB)

LEANNE BENJAMIN  (RB)           MARA GALEAZZI    (RB)

THIAGO SOARES (RB)               MARIANELA NUNEZ  (RB)

GARY AVIS  (RB)                     MARA GALEAZZI  (RB)

WAYNE SLEEP                           SARAH LAMB  (RB)

TOBIAS BATLEY  (NB)                MARTHA LEEBOLT (NB)

LUKE CRESSWELL AND THE COMPANY FROM “STOMP”

ADAM COOPER, SCARLETT STRALLEN AND DANIEL CROSSLEY FROM “SINGING IN THE RAIN”

SUMMER STRALLEN FROM “TOP HAT”

HARRISON DOWZELL FROM “BILLY ELLIOT”

IAN WAITE AND PARTNER FROM STRICTLY COME DANCING

6.45pm, Sunday 21 October 2012, Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House

Tickets: £200 to include Champagne Reception and Souvenir Programme. To purchase tickets, please contact the Gala Secretary via email at celebrationgala21.10.2012@gmail.com

All proceeds to support the Dance Teachers’ Benevolent Fund, which provides valuable support for former dance teachers, and the Wayne Sleep Foundation, which awards top-up grants to students at established arts institutions.

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