Sliver of Sky

For: Sliver of Sky
Organizer: Ludovic Ondiviela
Sliver of Sky (Sliver of Sky)
of £5,000 goal
17% Complete
Raised by 32 donors

The Story

Ludovic Ondiviela (former Royal Ballet) is creating a new ballet Sliver of Sky with Lauren Cuthbertson and Matthew Ball (The Royal Ballet), Begoña Cao, James Forbat and Francisco Bosch (English National Ballet), Hannah Rudd and Luke Ahmet (Rambert), Kesi Rose Olley Dorey and Russell Fine.

Sliver of Sky
is presented by new charity Inspiration In Motion in association with Amnesty International UK. The aim is to raise awareness of the issue of solitary confinement and bring attention to the fate of those who have been deprived of this freedom. Humans are social beings. How does one find hope when locked up in insolation, as Albert Woodfox was, for 43 years, 23 hours a day in a 6ft by 9ft cell? The only view of outside through a tiny window, offering only a sliver of sky…

Please support Ludovic in bringing Sliver of Sky to Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler’s Wells on April 24th, 2016. To help cover the costs of venue hire, rehearsal time, production and marketing, £5000 is needed. Pledge rewards are available!

  • Pledge £25 or more - Personal acknowledgement of thank you on website.
  • Pledge £50 or more - Acknowledgment plus signed print of collage by the entire cast.
  • Pledge £100 or more - Receive all of the above, plus an invitation to attend the final Rehearsal on stage April 24th.
  • Pledge £200 or more - Receive all of the above, plus a ticket to the show and signed programme.
  • Pledge £500 or more - Receive all of the above, plus an invitation to see the creative process.

To claim your thank you for the above pledges amounts, please forward your emailed donation receipt to [email protected] Thank you in advance!

Ludovic Ondiviela was a dancer with The Royal Ballet where his choreography frequently featured in Draft Works. He left the Company to concentrate on his career as a choreographer and his creations include Dopamine for Ballet Black, Berlin and Adagietto for Men in Motion, La Ronde directed by Jack Thorpe, 4 times 4 for the Gandini Company (as part of the London Mime Festival). In 2014 he created and directed his first full length ballet, Cassandra, for The Royal Ballet. In 2015 he took part in the choreographic institute with Northern Ballet and created Lost for Ballet Ireland.

Inspiration in Motion is a charity promoting dance and related performance arts, focused on support for new works, making performances accessible to wider audiences and supporting education and training. An allocation of free tickets is available to students on application.

Photos by Andrej Uspensky, Eva K Salvi and Collage by Patrick Waugh.

Further information from: [email protected]

Free student ticket information from: [email protected]

Press and media enquiries: [email protected]

Tickets from Sadler’s Wells office: 0207 863 8000* 

*Transaction fees apply for telephone, online and concessionary bookings. No charge in person at the Ticket Office.

Fundraiser Updates

Posted on April 20, 2016

Posted on April 20, 2016

See our latest preview! Sliver of Sky rehearsal - Hannah Rudd & Luke Ahmet, Rambert / James Forbat & Francisco Bosch ENB / Kesi Rose Olley Dorey and Russell Fine. And click on donate... Thank you!

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