Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity announces Mara Galezazzi Charity Gala
Released on: March 29, 2011, 12:13 pm
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Great Ormond Street Hospital has announced it will be holding
another Charity Gala as part of its Theatres for Theatres Appeal.
February 2011 saw Great Ormond Street Hospital holding the
Andrew Lloyd Webber Wizard of Oz Charity Gala, and April 2011 will see the Royal
Ballet Principal's Mara Galezzi's Charity Gala.
For one night only, Mara Galezazzi, one of the world's leading ballet dancers, will
be hosting and performing at a very special evening of dance, song and music. The
event will be presented by Nicky Henson (who played Jack Edwards on the soap
Eastenders') and Mara will be joined by a prestigious line up including Principals
of the Royal Ballet, the Balletboyz, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, 4 Poofs
and a Piano and other special guests.
Whether the audience are fans of classical ballet or tap and contemporary dance,
there should be a little something for everyone, with world premieres from new and
established choreographers and virtuoso music and song.
All the money raised from the Mara Galeazzi Charity Gala will be split between both Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity and Dancing
for the Children, a charity that Mara founded which helps underprivileged children
in Africa. Part of the Theatres for Theatres appeal money raised will help fund
state-of-the-art operating theatres for young patients requiring specialist brain
This special evening will be taking place at Sadler's Wells Theatre on Sunday 3
April 2011 and it promises to be a celebration of the power dance and entertainment
has to change lives.
About Great Ormond Street Hospital:
Great Ormond Street Hospital is an international centre of excellence in child
healthcare and together with its research partner, the UCL Institute of Child
Health, GOSH forms the UK's only academic biomedical
research centre specialising in paediatrics.
Since its formation in 1852, the hospital has been dedicated to children’s
healthcare, children's medical research and to finding new and better ways to treat
childhood illnesses. Great Ormond Street Hospital has over 175,000 patient
visits each year for the rarest and most complex conditions. In addition to
providing health advice and promoting healthy eating, the hospital offers the widest
range of paediatric services under one roof in Britain, and pioneers new treatments
and drugs through its research body, the UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH).
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