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As the curtain ascends once again, commemorating the 40th anniversary of this timeless tale, Birmingham Royal Ballet immerses you in the mystical realms of ‘The Sleeping Beauty’.

Princess Aurora finds herself destined for a century-long slumber, triggered by the prick of her finger on her 16th birthday, courtesy of the mischievous Fairy Carabosse. The foreboding shadows cast by this sinister enchantment can only be lifted by the gentle kiss of a Prince, shattering the spell, and rousing the dormant beauty…

The Sleeping Beauty Birmingham Royal Ballet

The Sleeping Beauty Wed 21 Feb – Sat 2 Mar

40 Years of Enchantment:

Sir Peter Wright’s classic staging of Birmingham Royal Ballet’s ‘The Sleeping Beauty’ returns to Birmingham Hippodrome during its 40th-anniversary year. Immerse yourself in this milestone celebration that promises an extraordinary blend of tradition, exquisite choreography, and classical music, making each moment a testament to four decades of enchanting performances.

The Sleeping Beauty Birmingham Royal Ballet

A Feast for the Senses:

Revel in the opulent design created by Philip Prowse, crafting a visually stunning fairytale world. With intricate designs and almost 30 fairy characters, this production promises to be a feast for the senses, transporting you into a magical world where every detail contributes to the ballet’s enchantment.

The Sleeping Beauty Birmingham Royal Ballet

Virtuoso Dance and Visual Splendour:

This gorgeously classical production features Tchaikovsky’s ravishing score played live by the Royal Ballet Sinfonia, promising a captivating display of virtuoso dance and visually stunning scenes, designed to captivate audiences throughout.

The Sleeping Beauty Birmingham Royal Ballet

Continued Legacy:

Taking its place among celebrated classics, ‘The Sleeping Beauty’ stands as a testament to Birmingham Royal Ballet’s enduring commitment to presenting heritage masterpieces, preserving the timeless beauty of ballet for generations to come.

The Sleeping Beauty Birmingham Royal Ballet

Sleeping Beauty Dreams:

As part of Birmingham Royal Ballet’s commitment to the community, the company will also present ‘Sleeping Beauty Dreams’ which offers an exciting opportunity for 70 young aspiring dancers and passionate amateurs to perform, showcasing the depth of dance talent in Birmingham and the West Midlands.

Don’t miss this chance to witness the magic of ‘The Sleeping Beauty’ and ‘Sleeping Beauty Dreams’.

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