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'Billy Elliot' holds dance class with ASU Gammage


March 22, 2011

Calling all tiny dancers to dancing grannies, cheerleaders, sprit captains and dance lovers to join ASU Gammage from 10 to 11 a.m., April 16 at the Tempe Marketplace District Stage to join Arizona’s biggest "Billy Elliot the Musical" dance class.

Attendees will learn the final number “Solidarity” from the Tony Award winning "Billy Elliot The Musical," making its stop at ASU Gammage April 26 through May 8. All participants will receive a discounted ticket offer and one lucky dancer will receive a family four pack of tickets to the opening night performance at ASU Gammage.

The Tempe Marketplace District Stage is located at 2000 E Rio Salado Parkway. The event is free. For more information on the event, and to purchase tickets to Billy Elliot the Musical, visit asugammage.com.

"Billy Elliot the Musical" is the joyous celebration of one boy’s journey to make his dreams come true. Set in a small town, the story follows Billy as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class, discovering a surprising passion that inspires his family and his whole community.

Universal Pictures Stage Productions, Working Title Films and Old Vic Productions bring the 2009 Tony Award-winning Best Musical "Billy Elliot the Musical" to ASU Gammage from April 26-May 8. Based on the international smash-hit film and featuring music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, choreography by Peter Darling and direction by Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot the Musical  has earned critical acclaim on Broadway including 10 Tony Awards. Tickets are on sale now.