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Dance for Japan success

Posted on June 16, 2011

dfj logo  b red crossThe fundraising event Dance for Japan was a great success, raising over £5,600 for the British Red Cross Japan Tsunami Appeal.

Classes were full, while performances included English National Ballet dancers in a new work by Richard Bermange, David Kierce and Keiko Amemori and Ballet Black. Some of the specially-designed t-shirts are still available, and you can still donate at www.justgiving.com/julia-davies86.

Zoë was born in Edinburgh, and saw her first dance performances at the Festival there. She is the dance critic of The Independent, and has also written for The Independent on Sunday, The Scotsman and Dancing Times. In 2002, she received her doctorate from the University of York for a thesis on “Nationhood and epic romance: Ariosto, Sidney, Spenser”. She is the author of The Royal Ballet: 75 Years and The Ballet Lover’s Companion.

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