The Wizard of Oz
Oct 2019 - Jan 2020
Join Ballet Theatre UK as we follow the yellow brick road and discover all the wonders of Oz.
Enjoy Dorothy, the Scarecrow, Tinman, and Lion, (and yes Toto too) as they seek the Wonderful
Wizard to find that there's no place like home!
The Wizard of Oz is a two-act full-length ballet adaptation of the iconic tale by L. Frank Baum, told through
the magic of classical dance. Set to a classical score which brings the story to life, this production is family friendly and is the perfect way to introduce children to the classical ballet.
March - April 2020
Giselle, a young girl falls for an aristocrat in disguise. When she realises his deception, the shock sends her mad and she dies of a broken heart. Her spirit is raised from the grave by a vengeful Queen who leads the Willis to destroy all men who have betrayed women, including Albrecht. Giselle must summon all her tenderness and strength to save him from certain death.
This iconic Romantic ballet, infamous for the beauty of its “white” act of ethereal ghosts floating through the forest, has become one of the world’s most cherished ballets with its strong themes of love, betrayal and devotion.
Sense and Sensibility
May - June 2020
Join Ballet Theatre UK as they delve into the romantic world of Jane Austin with their classical adaptation of Sense and Sensibility.
Following the lives of the Dashwood sisters, this full-length ballet explores the romantic twists and turns of society life in the late 18th century. One is charmed by the goodness of a gent while the other is swept off her feet by a dashing and mysterious man. Torn between following the heart and head the girls experience love and heartbreak as they seek to find their place in society.
Sense and Sensibility will leave you wondering ‘When reputation is everything, how do you follow your heart?’