The clock strikes midnight and Ballet Victoria strikes again with this beautiful rendition of Cinderella. Experience the passion of fairy-tale romance accompanied with Prokofiev’s enchanting classical score. Ballet Victoria’s 21st century ballet follows the story of the classical Cinderella but with a little twist, adding some humor and new characters. Embark on Cinderella’s journey to find her prince, and don’t forget your glass slippers!
Behind the Curtain
The famous fairytale was first performed as a ballet in 1813 in Vienna produced by Louis Duport, a French dancer, choreographer, and ballet master. Nowadays, most productions use the music of Sergei Prokofiev who began his work on the score for Cinderella in 1940. Frederick Ashton was the first in the West to use Prokofiev’s score, and the audiences loved it. Ashton himself even appeared on stage as one of the stepsisters! The timeless tale has been adapted by ballet companies all over the world and is often laced with humor. Cinderella remains an iconic story that is fit for the screen and the stage!