FOLLOWING their 2022 performances of “Swan Lake”, THE ROYAL CZECH BALLET returns with their presentation of the classic masterpiece, “SLEEPING BEAUTY” in September – November 2023
“SLEEPING BEAUTY” follows the story of Princess Aurora. When the bad fairy Carabosse is not invited by the King to the Princess’ christening, she casts a spell on the Princess that will mean she will die if pricked by a needle from the age of 16. The King tries to protect his daughter by banning all needles in the Kingdom, however Princess Aurora accidentally pricks her finger on her 16th birthday. 100 years later, a handsome prince stumbles upon the Sleeping Beauty, Princess Aurora, where she is awoken from her sleep and witchcraft is defeated.
THE ROYAL CZECH BALLET’s performances of “SWAN LAKE” in 2022 were acclaimed by theatre goers and critics alike – “SLEEPING BEAUTY” will international soloists CRISTINA TERENTIEV and NATALYA KUSCH (formerly of the Australian Ballet and Queensland Ballet). The male leads of the Prince will be played by YEVHENIY SVYETLITSA and NIKOLAY NAZARKEVICH.
THE ROYAL CZECH BALLET
Saturday 30th September, 2023 – FRANKSTON ARTS CENTRE VIC- Bookings: (03) 9784 1060