The State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine: Sleeping Beauty November 27, 2022 | 6:00pm
November 27, 2022 | 6:00pm
Doors open 5pm
Tickets On Sale May 20, 2022 10am
Be a part of the production! Student auditions take place on October 4, 2022 LEARN MORE
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The State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine will present the full-length ballet Sleeping Beauty in two acts with one intermission and show the world’s most beloved history to Piotr Tchaikovsky’s music.
The evil fairy Carabosse curses Princess Aurora for 100 years of sleep with a single-finger prick on her 16th birthday. Doomed by fate, only a sweet kiss from the prince can break the spell and wake up the sleeping beauty. A bewitching and dark tale comes to life in Andrey Litvinov’s exquisite production, “a master class in classical style” (The Guardian), with “some of the most delightful steps in the 19th-century repertoire”. Visually stunning with lavish sets and elaborate costumes by Konstantin Pinchuk, this superb classical production features Tchaikovsky’s delightful music performed live by the Dnipro Philharmonic Orchestra.
General and Artistic Director: Konstantin PINCHUK
Honored Artist of Moldova and Ukraine, chief choreographer of the theater – Andrey LITVINOV
The State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine will perform in North America and Canada 2022-2023 season! This unique project will allow you to get acquainted with 55 ballet dancers who represent the world’s highest level of classical ballet art! The company is recognized as one of the most prestigious classical ballet institutions in Ukraine. It can boast a hugely varied repertoire, carrying the honor and task of preserving the precious heritage of the great Ukrainian dances. A part of the company’s collection has always been the great masterpieces of classical ballet, from “Sylphide” by Bournonville to “Giselle” by Adam, “Don Quixote” and “La Bayadère” by Minkus, “Sleeping Beauty,” “The Nutcracker” and “Swan Lake” by Tchaikovsky, “Cinderella” by Prokofiev to the various twentieth-century ballets by Stravinsky, Falla, and Shchedrin. The ballet company consists of the best performers and prestigious Ukrainian and world choreography schools. Many talented artists have danced with The State Ballet Theater company in different periods, and many have been soloists in major international companies. Due to its many tours worldwide, The State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine has earned a first-class international reputation.
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