'Glittering costumes, expressive dancers . . . a pleasure to witness a production of this calibre' Dance Europe
This enchanting production, set to Tchaikovsky’s glorious music, reawakens the magic of the world’s favourite fairy tale.
Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, Princess Aurora lives in a castle where fairies bestow her with gifts of beauty, temperament, purity, joy and generosity. The wicked Fairy Carabosse places a curse on Aurora - to prick her finger on a spinning wheel on her 16th birthday...and die! The beautiful and kind Lilac Fairy casts a spell to counter the curse so that instead of dying Aurora falls asleep for a hundred years. Only the touch of true love’s kiss can awaken her and undo the evil spell…
Now in their sixth Christmas season in Brighton, join Ballet Theatre UK’s talented young company of international dancers for a magical Christmas outing for the whole family.