Sleeping Beauty

19 April - 5 May 


Once upon a time there was a beautiful baby girl…Join Melbourne City Ballet as they present the timeless tale of Sleeping Beauty.

As the fairies promised, Princess Aurora, grows more beautiful, modest, kind and clever with each passing year but on her 16th birthday, the spiteful fairy Carabosse’s curse rings true and Aurora falls into a deep sleep. Protected by the Lilac fairy, Aurora sleeps for 100 years until her Prince can awake her from her sleep with true loves kiss.

A true classic, the glorious music of Tchaikovsky will combine with stunning sets and costumes to create a charming ballet suitable for the whole family.


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Darebin Arts and Entertainment Centre

20  - 21 April at 7.30pm
22 April at 1.30pm



Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre

28 April at 7.30pm

Frankston Arts Centre

3 May at 7.30pm





Geelong Performing Arts Centre

5 May at 7.30pm


production information

Choreography: Michael Pappalardo after Petipa

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Duration: TBC

Suitability: this ballet is suitable for all ages