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Main Street Ballet Presents Sleeping Beauty
June 15 @ 2:00 pm
Main Street Ballet Company will be presenting the full-length fairy tale ballet, Sleeping Beauty on Saturday, June 15 at 2:00pm at Pomperaug High School in Southbury.
The ballet is one of the great classics with music composed by Tchaikovsky. It was first performed at the Mariinisky Theater in St. Petersburg, Russian in 1890 and choreographed by the great Marius Petipa. Petipa’s choreography has been passed down through the generations and is performed by ballet companies throughout the world. Each production adds its own style and flavor, while keeping true the original concept of Mr. Petipa.
Leah Tichy, a senior at Oxford High School will be dancing the lead role of Princess Aurora. Graduating senior Larissa Davidowitz will dance the role of the witch, Carabosse and Grace Richardson will perform as the Lilac Fairy. Other graduating seniors Lydia Davidowitz and Julia Richardson along with Olivia LaMarco, Anna Moyaux and Juliana Rodrigues will perform as the fairies who bring the infant Princess Aurora gifts for her christening. Guest artist Christopher Mitchell joins Main Street Ballet from the Ellison Ballet in New York City.
Performances will be held at Pomperaug High School, 234 Judd Road, Southbury. Reserved seats – Adults: $25; Seniors (65 & over) and students (7-21): $20; and children (6 & under): $12. For information: 203 263-5107. Buy tickets online at: mainstreetballet.org. Tickets will be available at the door.