A devastating earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale struck Haiti on 12 January 2010, killing an estimated 50,000 and affecting at least one million people.
The situation in the capital Port-au-Prince and other nearby areas is dire, with hundreds of thousands of people in urgent need of assistance.Stars of the Arts come together for one night only to raise money for the people of Haiti.
Award winning professional ballet dancer Leigh Alderson, who trained at the Royal Ballet School, presents a collaboration of guests at The Market Place Theatre, Armagh on Saturday 19th June, where the audience will experience all the elements of art, music, dance, and photography.
The evenings events will commence with a wonderful set of songs by singer songwriter Jude Cornett who will be singing new material soon to be released.
Dancers Kyle Davey, Elena Savva and Michael Munoz, will take to the stage with Leigh Alderson to perform a collection of stunning ballet and neo-classical pieces, including a new work created especially for the night called ‘4 C’hrome Songs, and by special permission, The Male Swan Lake, Dying Swan Solo, choreographed by Alan Foley, former principal dancer and currently the Artistic Director of Cork City Ballet in Ireland.
There will be a special premiere of the Jerry Burns film ANGEL starring Leigh Alderson and Kyle Davey, a striking male ballet pas de deux choreographed by Leigh Alderson.
Also on the night will be a silent auction of Award winning Dublin-based photographer, Karin Pritzels remarkable photography and art, including a limited edition print of the award winning picture ‘Flight of Freedom’, used as the official muse for New York fashion designer Malan Bretons 2010 Spring Collection, featured at New York Fashion Week.
Famed singer/songwriter Jerry Burns (soundtracks include the hit motion pictures: Cruel Intentions, Crush, Le Femme Nikita, Walking and Talking and more recently ANGEL) will end the night with her magnificent music and vocals.
Leigh Alderson Presents ‘Stars of the Arts’ (in aid of the Haiti Appeal)
Date: Saturday, June 19, 2010
Time: 8:00pm – 11:30pm
Location: The Market Place Theatre
Street: Market Street, Armagh City , BT61 7BW
City/Town: Armagh, United Kingdom
Tickets are available from the theatre
Box Office Tel: 028 37521821