Precious Little Sleep
A celebration of the life & career of dance legend Wayne Sleep. Wayne Sleep OBE won a Leverhulme Scholarship to the Royal Ballet School in 1961 and joined the Royal Ballet Company in 1966. Later he became a Principal Dancer and had numerous roles created for him by - amongst others - Ashton, MacMillan, de Valois, Layton, Nureyev and Neumeier. He was a guest artist with several ballet companies including English National, London City, Scottish, Capab and London Contemporary Dance. Recently he danced Ugly Sister in Ashton’s Cinderella with the Royal Ballet at Covent Garden, the Metropolitan Opera House in New York and in Tokyo. His West End theatre performances have included: Uncle Willie in Cole Porter’s High Society, Mr Mistofeles in Cats, The Child Catcher in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Emcee in Cabaret, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Song And Dance and he directed, choreographed and appeared in his own revue, Dash, culminating in a world tour.
Archive :: production:T1736326183, dance or ballet:S0939918722, venue:V43
Running time: 2hrs inclu. interval.