For the production, the company welcomes leading international guest artists Vadim Muntagirov and Sarah Lamb (The Royal Ballet), Precious Adams (English National Ballet), Andile Ndlovu (Washington Ballet) and Siphe November (National Ballet of Canada).
Sleeping Beauty staged by esteemed South African ballet legend Denise Schultze Godfrey. Performed to Tchaikovsky’s delightful music, this timeless story follows Princess Aurora’s 100 year sleep and magical awakening, as well as encounters with fairies and fairytale characters such as Little Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots and the Bluebird and Princess Florine, that will enchant young and old audience members alike.
“Our 2019 Autumn/ Winter programme is a marriage of work by international icons and South African legends, who are leading lights in the global dance arena.”
“We are honoured to be welcoming our international guest artists, some of whom are returning home for the Season, as well as working alongside ballet masters who have been a pivotal part of CTCB’s journey, ”says Debbie Turner, CEO of Cape Town City Ballet.
Dates for performances with the international guest artists are:
17 and 18 August 2019 – Andile Ndlovu (Washington Ballet), Precious Adams (English National Ballet), Siphe November (National Ballet of Canada).
28 and 31 August 2019 – Vadim Muntagirov and Sarah Lamb (Principals of the Royal Ballet).
Sleeping Beauty will be performed at the Artscape Opera House from 17 – 31 August. Tickets cost from R180 to R 695 with concessions for pensioners, scholars and block bookings of ten or more.
CTCB will be accompanied by the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra at selected performances.
Bookings via Computicket on 0861 915 8000 or online at www.computicket.com