Ballet Academy of St. Petersburg presents Sleeping Beauty

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  • Date: May 14, 2023 Sun
  • Time: 4:00 pm
  • Location: Hough Hall
  • Tickets: $25-$30

Students and Seniors: $25.

Doors open at 3:00pm for seating.

The Sleeping Beauty ballet, composed by the famous Tchaikovsky and choreographed by Marius Pepipa, is the ultimate romantic ballet, an enchanting tale based on one of the most beloved fairy tales of all time.

The beautiful Princess Aurora is cursed at her christening by the wicked fairy Carabosse to prick her finger on a spindle and die. Through the goodness and protection of the Lilac Fairy, instead of dying when prophecy is fulfilled on her sixteenth birthday, Aurora falls into an enchanted sleep for a hundred years until she is finally awoken b the kiss of Prince Désiré.

The Sleeping Beauty ballet focuses on conflict between good (personified by the Lilac Fairy) and evil (the witch Carabosse), with the repeated use of two musical themes representing each of the forces. A prologue and three acts make the structure of this ballet.

The Ballet Academy of St. Petersbsurg offers Vaganova Ballet training. We offer a program to further young dancer’s education in classical ballet and performance. We are a not for profit corporation that exists for educational and charitable purposes to promote classical ballet, dance, and artistry.

The Ballet Academy of St. Petersburg provides the finest technique and training in the Vaganova style of ballet. We also offer performance opportunities through out the year. Dancers will gain experience in full length productions that include advancing their artistry, creative, original choreography, and unique costuming.

The Ballet Academy of St. Petersburg plans and participates in many fund raisers to create reasonable costs for our dancers and their families. Throughout the year, dancers and their families will be asked to participate as needed in performances and fundraisers to raise the needed funds to maintain the quality dance experiences at The Ballet Academy. Families will also be asked to volunteer in different capacities in order to keep production costs down.

Presented by Ballet Academy of St. Petersburg Inc.

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