GDIF 2022 | London’s free, annual outdoor performing arts festival 26 August-11 September 2022

Presented By The Royal Ballet with Joe Powell-Main


10 - 11 September | 1.35pm & 3.55pm | Columbus Courtyard, Canary Wharf

Duration: 20mins

What to Expect: Family friendly | Kick back and relax | Speech free


The Royal Ballet steps outside with disabled dancer Joe Powell-Main

This inclusive and emotionally charged duet is directed by Alexander Campbell and choregraphed by Kirsten McNally.

A contemporary reimagining of La Somnambula (The Sleepwalker), this new piece challenges traditional perceptions of ballet, movement and form in a captivating performance with music by Sophie Cotton.

More information on Sleepwalker

How to attend

Sleepwalker is free to attend.

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Speech Free.

Check out our Access Information page for GDIF 2022 to learn more about our access practices.



Sleepwalker is danced by Isabel Lubach and Joe Powell-Main, choreographed by Kristen McNally, Directed by Alexander Campbell with music by Sophie Cotton.

Supported by

Sleepwalker and the whole Dancing City 2022 programme is supported by Canary Wharf Group, the developer of the largest urban regeneration project in Europe.

They are a commercial and residential property company who, as owner, manager and developer, is responsible for the regeneration of 128 acres of the once-derelict Docklands district of East London. Our purpose is to transform urban spaces into extraordinary environments.

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