National Youth Ballet 2016 Memorial Gala

4 Sep

Archived Show
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Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R

 

The NYB Company will celebrate the work of inspirational Founding and Artistic Director Jill Tookey with an exciting journey showcasing the Company’s 29 years through some of Jill’s favourite commissions.

The Old Man of Lochnagar, inspired by the book by HRH The Prince of Wales, choreography by Olivier Award-winning choreographer and NYB alumnus Drew McOnie.

The beautiful pas de deux from Schubert’s Impromptu, choreographed by Frank Freeman and danced by NYB alumni.

The audience will also be treated to stunning excerpts from Bizet’s Les Petits Rats, choreographed by Janet Kinson.

NYB’s innovative Beyond Ballet platform features young choreographic talent with ballet, contemporary, jazz and rock ‘n’ roll. There will also be an exhibition of some of NYB’s stunning costumes.

Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R