The world-renowned English National Ballet will join Queen Mary 2 for a special voyage from the 11th – 18th August 2019.
Guests on the seven-night Transatlantic Crossing will have the opportunity to meet the leading dancers from the British ballet company, including Lead Principal Erina Takahashi and First Soloist James Streeter, watch their morning ballet class and drop in on afternoon rehearsals.
Guests will also enjoy spectacular performances in the ship’s beautiful Royal Court Theatre, including extracts from the enthralling all-time classic Swan Lake, the poignant contemporary work Dust and the stunningly visual Le Corsaire – demonstrating the huge breadth of the company’s repertoire.
Dance workshops will run daily throughout the week at sea, offering a fantastic opportunity for guests to learn directly from English National Ballet associates.
There will also be insight talks, offering a fascinating understanding of the dedication and exhilaration of the dancer’s life, along with dance themed films and documentaries.
Well-appointed accommodation. Fine dining. Fabulous entertainment. Outstanding service. It's all included.
The English National Ballet experience is available only from 11-18 August 2019.
For other dates and pricing for this itinerary, please free call 1300 414 198 or click "enquire".
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All three Queens gather in Southampton on 11 August to create quite a vision as you begin your transatlantic crossing to New York over seven sensational nights. You will never forget the dream-like sea days, indulging in every luxury on the sumptuous Queen Mary 2.
About English National Ballet
English National Ballet has a long and distinguished history. Founded in 1950 as London Festival Ballet by the great English Dancers Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin, it has played a major role in the growth and history of ballet in the UK. Today, English National Ballet is renowned for taking world-class ballet to the widest possible audience through its national and international tour programme, offsite performances at festivals including Glastonbury and Latitude, its distinguished orchestra English National Ballet Philharmonic, and being a UK leader in creative learning and engagement practice and delivery, building innovative partnerships to deliver flagship programmes such as English National Ballet’s Dance for Parkinson’s. Under the artistic directorship of Tamara Rojo, English National Ballet has gained new acclaim as it introduces innovative new works to the Company’s repertoire while continuing to honour and reinvigorate traditional ballet.
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