Australian Ballet presents The Sleeping Beauty

The wait is nearly over! Brisbane Weekender are thrilled to announce the exciting arrival of David McAllister’s The Sleeping Beauty.

Brisbane Weekender have listed three must-do’s during the mainstage season of The Sleeping Beauty.

Once Upon a Time: The Sleeping Beauty

Once Upon a Time: The Sleeping Beauty is a magical experience that will make you gasp, dream and laugh! This special one-hour version of a storybook ballet is performed live on stage and narrated by one of the central characters.

Perfect for children, it’s fun, interactive and will have everyone out of their seats, twirling for joy. Come dressed in your favourite ballet-inspired or fairytale outfits.

This performance will be fully orchestrated with Queensland Symphony Orchestra.

If the young ones are left inspired and mesmerised by the grace of the Australian Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty, make sure you check these great opportunities.

Details: Wednesday 1 March 2017 12.30pm – 1.30pm | Queensland Performing Arts Centre | Ticket prices: $82 (premium), $73 (A res) and $45 (B res)

Open Class

Dancers of The Australian Ballet will teach three non-syllabus classes for dance students in levels three and four, five and six and intermediate and above.

The classes are designed to encourage a sensitive approach to musical phrasing, correct alignment of the body and greater efficiency in moving.

Details: Sunday 26 February 2017 10am, 11.30am and 1pm | Tickets prices: $27

And if they still can’t get enough, don’t miss the chance to meet the man behind it all!

McCallister in Conversation

An intimate talk, hosted by Artistic Director David McAllister with a principal dancer, where they share their secrets of success both on and off the stage.

Details: Wednesday 1 March 2017 5pm – 5.45pm | Queensland Performing Arts Centre Free event.

Don’t miss out on a rare opportunity for the kids to immerse themselves in a truly magical fairytale experience.

Words by Rubini Gun

Image by The Australian Ballet

Details: The Sleeping Beauty | 24 February to 4 March 2017 | Lyric Theatre, QPAC