SLEEPING BEAUTY ON ICE
December 7, 2008
Palace Theatre, Stamford Center for the Arts, Stamford, Connecticut
St. Petersburg State Ballet on Ice presents spectacular CLASSIC FAIRYTALE!
An award-winning cast of 35 ice skaters – The Russian Stars – breeze through the ballet-inspired choreography. This production is magnificently costumed and performed with exquisite sets to the music of the great ballet score by Tchaikovsky. Don’t miss the holiday magic!
THE ST PETERSBURG STATE BALLET ON ICE is one of the jewels of Russia. Founded 40 years ago and steeped heavily in the traditions of Russian classic ballet, The St. Petersburg State Ballet on Ice is the pioneer producer of ice ballets. The company has toured worldwide since 1967. They have been presented throughout Europe, Asia, the Middle East, South Africa, South America, Canada and the company has toured the United States 10 times playing venues from the celebrated Kennedy Center in Washington, DC to colleges, universities and Performing Arts Centers from coast to coast.
The company travels with 35 award-winning world-class figure skaters in productions including SLEEPING BEAUTY, in the tradition of the renowned Kirov Ballet.But these fairies are not en pointe, they are “on blade”. On Ice! Jumps and spins heighten the romance of this classic fairy tale. The cast of ice stars will glide through the ballet-inspired choreography defying gravity with every twist and turn. Each production is magnificently costumed and performed with exquisite sets to the music of the great ballet score by Tchaikovsky.