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Unite for Ukraine

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Unite for Ukraine

Join students from six of the UK’s top dance schools for a special gala performance in support of young people who have been adversely affected by the war in Ukraine.

Students from Central School of Ballet, English National Ballet School, Elmhurst Ballet School, Northern Ballet School, Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance and The Royal Ballet School will unite to perform a range of classical and contemporary works. Repertoire and casting for the evening will be announced shortly.

Yuriy Yurchuk, Ukrainian baritone and Principal of the Royal Opera will make a special guest appearance.

Net proceeds raised from the gala will go directly to the Disasters Emergency Committee Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal.

Unite for Ukraine is a project spearheaded by Viviana Durante, Artistic Director of English National Ballet School.

All Schools and their associated choreographers have donated their time and resource for free. Sadler’s Wells have generously donated the theatre.

Central School of Ballet

Choreographer: Sherrill Wexler

Excerpt from Twice Removed
Choreographer: Ashley Page

Elmhurst Ballet School

Four Scottish Dances
Choreographer: Sir David Bintley

Choreographer: Peter Leung

English National Ballet School

Sleeping Beauty Pas de Deux
Choreographer: Sir Kenneth McMillan

Dead Game of Time
Choreographer: Lana Klemen

Excerpt from Grace and Gravity
Choreographer: Andrew McNicol

Northern Ballet School

Choreographer: Joanne Pirrie inspired by Sir Robert Cohan

Choreographer: Ryan Upton

Choreographer: Sarah Dickinson, Ryan Upton

Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance

Choreographer – Darren Ellis

The Royal Ballet School

Swan Lake Pas de Douze
Choreographer: Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov with additional choreography by Frederick Ashton

Franz’s solo from Coppélia Act lll
Choreographer: Ninette De Valois for The Royal Ballet

Choreographer: Jack Easton

The Bridesmaid solo from Don Quixote
Choreographer: Marius Petipa

Image by A Dancer’s Lens, kindly edited by Sam Charrington Design.

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