Dance for Parkinson’s, London
Weekly classes, Saturday’s 3pm – 5pm
Autumn Term, Saturday 26 September – Saturday 28 November 2015 at English National Ballet, Markova House, 39 Jay Mews, London SW7 2ES
Classes are £5 per person, per session, including carers, family members or guests.
Over the last year, the London based flagship Dance for Parkinson’s group have explored the traditional folk dances of the Mazurka and Czardas from Coppélia, created a corps de ballet scene in their own version of Swan Lake, and explored the iconic works of 20th century choreographers Jiří Kylián, John Neumeier and William Forsythe, in a term based on Modern Masters.
“We have all enjoyed the exercise, music, meeting others, having fun – it all ticks the ‘feeling good’ box.” Participant, Dance for Parkinson’s
Most recently, the participants took part in a term exploring music, dance and song from the First World War era inspired by award-winning choreographers, Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant and Liam Scarlett and their critically acclaimed works in . This term, the tragic tale of Rudolf Nureyev’s acclaimed will provide the creative inspiration for a term based on the ill fated lovers and the feuding families, the Capulets and the Montagues.
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English National Ballet acknowledges the generous support of P H Holt Charitable Trust, D’Oyly Carte Foundation, Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Westminster City Council.