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Ballet Cymru presents

The Light Princess

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A new full length ballet for 2017 with a new score by brilliant Welsh harpist, composer and recording artist Catrin Finch in collaboration with The Riverfront Theatre in Newport, The Light Princess is the lightest and brightest dance event of the year.

 

Using elements of circus and outstanding classical choreography the story draws inspiration from Sleeping Beauty, telling the story of a princess afflicted by a constant weightlessness, unable to get her feet on the ground, until she finds a love that brings her down to earth.

 

Featuring ground breaking video projections and stunningly vibrant costumes The Light Princess will transport you to a world of laughter, beauty and wonder.

 

George MacDonald's quirky and timeless tale takes on a new life, interpreted in dance by some of the finest dancers in the world to the haunting and lyrical music of Catrin Finch.

 

Ballet Cymru are a young, vital group of dancers who are pushing back the barriers of classical ballet.

 

Using powerful and timeless stories the company challenges its dancers to interpret some of the finest characters in literature. Under the Artistic Direction of Darius James, the company continues to develop its relationship with audiences through accessible outreach work and exceptional, stylish performances.

 

STOURBRIDGE TOWN HALL

Saturday 9 December - 7.30pm

FREE BALLET WORKSHOP

 

A special workshop will take place on stage prior to the performance, between 5-6pm.

 

Spaces for the workshop are free of charge for ticket holders but availability is limited – please call the Box Office Manager on 01384 815591 to book.

 

The workshop will include a short warm-up, a talk about the story of the ballet, a chance to 'meet the characters' from the show, a short demonstration by some of the company members and an opportunity to learn a piece of adapted repertoire.

 

Workshop participants need to wear either dance clothes or tracksuit bottoms which don't cover the feet, and a t-shirt, ballet shoes or bare feet. Large jewellery is not suitable, long hair should be tied back and participants must not chew gum etc. on health and safety grounds.

 

The minimum age for the workshop is 7-years-old. There is no upper age limit.

TICKETS:

Adults £16, Children £10, Family of 4 £44, Options+ £8

*Booking fees apply

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BOX OFFICE:

CALL: 01384 812812

ONLINE: BOOK TICKETS ONLINE

VISIT: DUDLEY COUNCIL PLUS, CASTLE STREET, DUDLEY, DY1 1LQ

Opening Times Weekdays, 8:30am - 5:00pm.  Saturdays, 9:00am - 12:00 noon.

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