Tickets are now on sale for the streaming of the British Ballet Charity Gala at the Royal Albert Hall, organised by Dame Darcey Bussell, DBE.
Eight of the UK's leading dance companies will perform alongside one another for the very first time to celebrate dance, unity, and joy in the aftermath of COVID-19:
- Ballet Black
- Birmingham Royal Ballet
- English National Ballet
- Matthew Bourne's New Adventures
- Northern Ballet
- Scottish Ballet
- The Royal Ballet
The evening will be accompanied by the Royal Ballet Sinfonia conducted by Paul Murphy, Principal Conductor at Birmingham Royal Ballet. The Gala’s Finale, choreographed by Rambert dancers, Simone Damberg Würtz and Daniel Davidson, will unite all participating companies.
Dame Darcey and Strictly winner, Ore Oduba, will present the live event on 3 June. The streaming will be available to watch between 18 June and 18 July. Proceeds will benefit 19 dance charities.
For bbodance teachers, the event is equivalent to two hours of CPD.
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