We are so excited about the Alberta Ballet’s upcoming performance of The Sleeping Beauty! This is the perfect opportunity to take the family, go for a girl’s night out, or date night. I personally have been to several Alberta Ballet productions and each one has been a night to remember. Here is more about what you can expect from their upcoming show and how to purchase tickets to attend with friends and family.
The spell is cast! Alberta Ballet eagerly anticipates the return of The Sleeping Beauty! This classic fairy tale is destined to enchant ballet-goers of all ages. Since 2018, The Sleeping Beauty has been a crown jewel in the company’s repertoire, offering a quintessential classical ballet experience.
A beloved story for the ages, Alberta Ballet’s rendition has everything that aficionados treasure, from Tchaikovsky’s symphonic score to the exacting technique in the Rose Adagio. Younger audience members will delight when familiar fairy-tale characters appear as special guests in the final act’s royal wedding. What’s more, this sumptuous masterpiece embraces a unique local spin, as it unfolds against the backdrop of the awe-inspiring landscapes and foliage of the Canadian Rockies.
Staying true to the classic, Marius Pepita’s original choreography inspires Christopher Anderson’s brilliant artistic direction in a new take on a cherished favourite. Don’t miss this grand and breathtaking Alberta fairy tale, guaranteed to charm the whole family.
When: November 3rd and 4th
Where: Northern Jubilee Auditorium
Cost: Tickets start at $60 click here to purchase
Total Run Time: 2 hrs, 22 mins
Prologue & ACT I: 60 mins • Intermission: 20 min • ACT II & ACT III: 57 min
The Jubilee doors open 60 minutes before the performance.
- CHOREOGRAPHY: Christopher Anderson after Marius Petipa
- MUSIC: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
- COSTUME DESIGN: David Heuvel and Peter Cazalet
- SET DESIGN: Curtis Van Charles and Carvel Creative
About Alberta Ballet
Alberta Ballet thrills and inspires audiences with unparalleled productions. As a resident company of the Jubilee Auditorium, it reaches over 60,000 Albertans each year with performances in Calgary and Edmonton. Alberta Ballet was founded in 1966 in Edmonton by Ruth Carse and Muriel Taylor. Today, it is a holistic ecosystem: a major professional performing arts company with an integrated and internationally renowned ballet training institution.
Alberta Ballet’s standing company of artists are classically trained and renowned for wide-ranging versatility. These dancers come from across Canada and around the world. 40% of the troupe are alumni of Alberta Ballet School, Alberta Ballet’s training division.
Have you ever been to an Alberta Ballet performance? Let us know in the comments which production was your favorite.
*Disclosure: I was gifted tickets to attend the show in exchange for this article. As always all my opinions are my own*