Murat Theatre at Old National Centre
At long last, The State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine returns to the United States to present their captivating two-act performance of Cinderella, coming to Murat Theatre on Tuesday, November 16th 2021, one of the most treasured stories of all time. With a cast of 55 of Ukraine's finest performers, this esteemed ensemble has performed to the delight of audiences and critics worldwide. Cinderella is set to Sergei Prokofiev's music with Vladimir Vasiliev's choreography, this full-scale production follows the stunning Cinderella as she seeks her handsome Prince Charming. With the help of a little magic, she discovers that her dreams, really can come true.
Featuring graceful dancers, enchanting music, and beautiful costumes, this classic fairy tale is a treat the whole family will enjoy! The State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine will perform a unique project, providing you with an opportunity to get acquainted with all 55 ballet dancers who represent the absolute highest level of classical ballet art in the world! The ballet company consists of the absolute best performers, many graduates of prestigious Ukrainian and World choreography schools have previously danced with The State Ballet Theater company in the past, and many have gone on to become soloists in major international companies.
The company is recognized as one of the most prestigious institutions of classical ballet in Ukraine, boasting an immensely varied repertoire, and carrying the honor and task to preserve the great Ukrainian dances' precious heritage.
The State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine company’s collection has always been the great masterpieces of classical ballet, from "Sylphide" by Bournonville, to "Giselle" by Adam, "Don Quixote" and "La Bayadère" by Minkus, "Sleeping Beauty," "The Nutcracker" and "Swan Lake" by Tchaikovsky, "Cinderella" by Prokofiev to the various twentieth-century ballets by Stravinsky, Falla, and Shchedrin.