BTUK 2 is the Junior Ballet Company of Ballet Theatre UK featuring dancers training in their final year of study at the company's affiliated Ballet School.
The aim of BTUK 2 is to create new and innovative work, providing performance opportunities to exceptional dancers at the start of their classical careers.
Featuring new adaptations of classical repertoire as well as featuring new choreography in ballet, neoclassical and contemporary dance genres.
BTUK 2 Dancers
West Midlands, England
St Ives, England
We are excited to announce our upcoming project titled EMANATE.
This digital programme will feature six pieces of dance, all created during the lockdown. Featuring new work by Artistic Director, Christopher Moore, as well as dancers of the Ballet Theatre UK company and school faculty members.
The programme will be screened online, Friday 16th April, 2021 7.30pm GMT.
Tickets for the streaming will be free, however, donations can be made to contribute towards future projects for BTUK 2 and its dancers.
'Kingdome of Shades
Highlights from Act III La Bayadare'
Music by Ludwig Minkus
Choreography by Marius Petipa, restaged by Grace Blundell, Jake Davies and Christopher Moore
Performed by all BTUK 2 dancers, featuring
Lois Bullough as Nikiya and Michael Maple as Solor
Music, 'Home' by Martynas Lau
Choreography by Charlotte Davis
Performed by Chrissie Allen, Florence Blackwood, Lois Bullough, Freya Hough, Annelise Manojlovic, Posie Nelms, Melissa Riggs, and Sophie Piper
Music by Anik
Choreography by Christopher Moore
Performed by Olivia Wright and Michael Maple
Music, 'Forever Sunrise' by Johnny Eastern
Choreography by Courtney Evans
Performed by Sophie Barton, Ciara Donovan-Hill, Rosie Hall and Iman El Maghili-Fisker
Music, 'Forgotten' by Martynas Lau
Choreography by Ewan Hambelton
Performed by Michael Maple, Paul Meneu and Vilhelm Koskela
'The Dying Swan'
Music by Camille Saint-Saëns
Choreography by Mikhail Fokine
Performed by female dancers of BTUK 2 joined by guest artists from Ballet Theatre UK Company, past and present, Emily Boswall, Ester Cameron, Claire Corruble, Inês Ferreira, Erin Flaherty, Rose Hardiman, Miriam Konnerth, Katie Norman and Anna Yliaho