New English Ballet Theatre & Friends - Dancing For Nepal Tickets
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New English Ballet Theatre and St. James Theatre present a series of charity ballet performances. Dancing for Nepal will raise funds for the Nepal Earthquake Recovery Appeal 2015.
New English Ballet Theatre’s superb cast of dancers will be joined by special guest artists from the Royal Ballet and/or English National Ballet in a programme that will consist of four works in NEBT’s repertoire, a brand new pas de deux, and two performances by guest artists.
Choreography and design by Brazilian dancer Erico Montes, First Artist at the Royal Ballet. Toca is a pas de deux and set to music by the Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos (1857-1959).
Choreographed by Valentino Zucchetti, First Soloist at the Royal Ballet to Philip Glass’ Violin Concerto No. 1. The design is by NEBT founder and AD Karen Pilkington-Miksa with Zucchetti and Emma Bailey includes a Hubble Space Telescope image of nebulae as a backdrop.
Choreographed and designed by former Dutch National Ballet former dancer Daniela Cardim Fonteyne is a series of dances by three couples to a selection of numbers from Mussorgsky’s Pictures At An Exhibition..
Choreographed and designed by Kristen McNally, Soloist at the Royal Ballet. McNally choreographed one of NEBT’s big hits of their 2012 debut season, Lonesome Gun.
DANCING FOR NEPAL aims to raise funds for the Nepal Earthquake Recovery Appeal 2015 (NERA), set up by Alison Marston, Head of Grants and Philanthropy at the Bulldog Trust. The donations will be directed towards grassroots NGOs in Nepal providing vital mid-term recovery through the monsoon season (June-September) and the period following this. Initial relief aid was aimed at providing immediate relief supplies (food, water, shelter) and health and veterinary camps. Recovery projects cover the building of transitional mid-term housing, rebuilding of schools and
health posts/clinics, implementation and training of sanitation and hygiene projects.