The Gambia Ballet Factory offers free and subsidised ballet classes and lessons to disadvantaged girls in The Gambia, West Africa. We are using the grace and beauty of ballet to inspire, empower and educate underprivileged young girls and are spreading the word that educating girls can transform societies in Africa.

Play a part in our Gambian ballet and dance development projects: We are happy to receive volunteers, sponsorship, funding or donations of anything involving ballet, dance and the performing arts.In Gambia, every little helps, be it old ballet shoes, ballet pumps, costumes, ballet training equipment, manuals, annuals, books, CD’s, DVD’s and absolutely anything else in any way related with ballet and dance. Please follow the links below for more information on sponsors and supporters of the Gambia Ballet Factory

Rosy Nevard – Nova Grace Productions in London

We are thrilled to be working with Rosy Nevard who is the founder of Nova Grace Productions which uses ballet educational and outreach performances and workshops to raise awareness of specific social problems such as mental illness, HIV and child…

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Marcelle Pulleine – Geelong, Australia

We are thrilled to have the support of Marcelle Pulleine and her family and friends in Geelong, Australia. Marcelle is collecting new and used ballet shoes, costumes and educational materials for us in Australia Marcelle Pulleine is trained in classical…

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Tasha Bertram – Russian Ballet Society in London

We are excited to be receiving help and guidance with the development of our ballet project from Tasha Bartram of the The Legat School of Russian Ballet, La Compagnia Balletto Classico in Italy and The London City Ballet. Classical Ballet…

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Ray Lindsey – Pennsylvania Ballet, USA

We are extremely grateful to Ray Lindsey of the Pennsylvania Ballet. for his kind donation of music for our ballet workshops in Gambia, West Africa. Ray Lindsey has played for dance companies all over the United States, including Kansas City Ballet, Minnesota…

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Veron Shen – Funky Dance Academy in Singapore

The Gambia Ballet Factory is excited and thrilled to have the ongoing support of Veron Shen of the Funky Dance Academy based in Singapore. We have recently received 6 parcels od ballet shoes and costumes that Veron has collected for…

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Move Dance, England

We are thrilled to have received a kind donation of dance wear from Move Dance in the UK. Move Dance is Europe’s leading dance wear retailer supplying dancers, teachers, and gymnasts in 110 different countries with quality dance shoes, costumes and…

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Karla Bray – Capezio, Covent Garden, London

We are extremely grateful to have the support of Karla Bray and the staff of Capezio in London and their kind donation of pointe ballet shoes. Capezio is London’s largest dance wear store, spread over two floors and located right…

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Maggie Purr – Welland School of Dancing, UK

We are thrilled to have the support of Maggie Purr of The Stamford Welland School of Dancing in Stanford, Lincolnshire which is one of the UK’s oldest and most established dancing schools offering ballet, tap, modern and hip hop. We have recently received over…

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Sophie Tighe – The Sophie Dee School of Dance

We are delighted to have the support of Amanda Davenport of Adidas and Sophie Tighe of The Sophie Dee School of Dance in Cheadle Hulme near Stockport in England for their kind donation of  40 leotards, 30 skirts, 30 cardigans and a full…

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