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By season


Spring 2015
Summer 2015
Autumn 2015

By venue


Belfast Grand Opera House
Birmingham Hippodrome
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
Gala Durham
Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
Sadler's Wells, London
Sunderland Empire
The Lowry, Salford
Theatre Royal Plymouth
Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury
Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff
Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe

By show


Company Class
First Steps: a child's Swan Lake
North tour spring 2015
Pre-performance talk
South tour spring 2015
Swan Lake
Sylvia
The King Dances / Carmina burana
Variations Triple bill (tour)

The Sleeping Beauty story guide



PROLOGUE  |  ACT I  |  ACT II  |  ACT III


click here for a child friendly story guide.
(you will need Adobe Acrobat to view the printable story guide. If you do not have this installed please click here)

The Vision
A hundred years later a young prince is hunting in the forest. He sends his courtiers to follow the hunt while he remains alone and dreams of finding his true love. The Lilac Fairy appears and shows him a vision of the sleeping beauty. She commands this vision to dance with the Prince. When the vision disappears the Prince begs the Lilac Fairy to lead him to the sleeping beauty. The Lilac Fairy guides the Prince to the tangled wood where Aurora sleeps. He enters the palace, finds Aurora and wakes her with a kiss.

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