Both companies have more than 42 dancers and the first company will be in Cardiff for Christmas as The Nutcracker closes on Christmas Eve and then Sleeping Beauty
opens just three days later - after a rehearsal in between.
is at Venue Cymru until December 29.
Nao Sakuma as Princess Aurora and Chi Cao as Prince Florimund in Peter Wright's The Sleeping Beauty
Matthew says: "I always felt there was a lack of love story in Sleeping Beauty
HECTIC TIME AHEAD: For Linda Lusardi, Sam Kane and Zoe Birkett in Sleeping Beauty
Picture by IAN McINTYRE
Now, in partnership with the Huddersfield Literature Festival, Stories from the Tree of Life will bring Sleeping Beauty
and Alcestis to the University of Huddersfield on Saturday, March 13, at 7.
From Sleeping Beauty
to Rapunzel, these stories offer a different spin to the tales, many of which have discussions of the original nature of some of these tales before they were cleaned up for younger modern readers.
In 1972 the National Ballet of Canada, at age 21, announced its coming of age with a lavish Nureyev-staged production of The Sleeping Beauty
The legendary Kirov Ballet will perform the seldom-produced three-act ballet ``The Sleeping Beauty
a trip to Disneyland Paris, tickets for Sleeping Beauty
and a crate of sparkling wine.
Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty
ballet has always lurked in the shadow of his other two great ballets, The Nutcracker and Swan Lake.
Tickets for Bolshoi Ballet Presents The Sleeping Beauty
and Bolshoi Ballet Presents Esmeralda are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.