- Guest Artist
Tchaikovsky's adored music and Petipa's challenging yet beautiful choreography have made The Sleeping Beauty one of the most popular ballets in modern day repertoire. Be spellbound as the beneficent Lilac Fairy outwits the evil Carabosse Fairy and spares Princess Aurora in this classic sleepy fairy tale brought to luxurious life by the finest Russian dancers. Click HERE for artist's website. LU Undergrads attend for FREE, click for more info.
FREE Curtain Warmer | Lecture | 3pm | Patricia McAndrew: Known for her writings about ballet and her service as a board member of the Ballet Guild of the LV, McAndrew elaborates on the collaboration between composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and choreographer Marius Petipa that resulted in the creation of a masterpiece.