Friday, July 7

All star line up in Dance Gala for Grenfell Fire Victims

Arlene Phillips, Graham Watts and Guy Chapman have organised a one-off dance show, bringing together some of the world's top performers, to raise funds for emergency relief funding for the Grenfell Fire victims.

Gala for Grenfell will take place at the Adelphi Theatre for one night only at 7:00 pm on 30th  July and feature performances from leading dancers and dance companies, including; The Royal Ballet (featuring Edward Watson), Stars from Strictly Come Dancing, Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures, The Mariinsky Ballet (featuring Xander Parish), Ballet Black, Rambert, Adam Garcia, Rina Kanehara and Aitor Arrieta (Winners of English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer 2017), Danny Collins and Rachel Muldoon (performing Drew McOnie’s choreography from 2016’s Jekyll & Hyde at the Old Vic), Tommy Franzen and Xena Gusthart, Jonny Labey and Chrissie Brooke (Dance Dance Dance champions) and ZooNation.

The dancers will include Akram Khan, Adam Garcia, Tommy Franzen and Xena Gusthart, Rina Kanehara and Aitor Arrieta, Danny Collins and Rachel Muldoon, Dance Dance Dance champions Jonny Labey and Chrissie Brooke and various performers from Strictly Come Dancing.

Arlene Phillips said: "I began to wonder if there was a way that I could help... dance is my world, my life, so how could I galvanise and bring the dance community together to raise funds for those who need it most, now and into the future?"

All proceeds will go The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation to provide for those by the Grenfell Tower fire.

Donations can also be made here

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