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About English National Ballet, Scottish Ballet & NDCW Present: Dance GB
Immerse yourself in dance as the UK's national dance companies come to town in a Big Top in the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich
"Dancers are the athletes of God" - Albert Einstein
As the sun sets over the Thames, experience the breathtaking power and athleticism of the dancers of the UK's three national companies as they perform specially commissioned work by internationally acclaimed choreographers in the Big Top.
English National Ballet, National Dance Company Wales and Scottish Ballet join forces for the first time in a ground-breaking national celebration of dance inspired by London 2012 and the coming together of the British nations for ‘Team GB'.
The historic and beautiful grounds of the Old Royal Naval College will be pulsating with energy throughout the day from 4 - 10 July with masterclasses, demonstrations, workshops and even a cabaret - come along with friends and family, join in, watch and let dance inspire you.
Dancing Parallel with the performances is an awe-inspiring film made by Nic Sandiland featuring teenagers from London, Cardiff and Aberdeen who have been touched by the profound effects of dance, from classical ballet through contemporary dance to the thrilling efficiency and speed of parkour.
Part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad.