Russian National Ballet Theatre in The Sleeping Beauty

[DANCE] The University at Buffalo’s Center for the Arts welcomes the Russian National Ballet Theatre to the stage for their presentation of The Sleeping Beauty on Wednesday, April 15 at 7:30pm. This traditional full-length ballet, made up of three acts, features music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and choreography by Marius Petipa. The piece, which is often recognized as one of the finest achievements in classical ballet, first debuted in St. Petersburg in 1890. The Russian National Ballet Theatre, founded in Moscow in the 1980s, comprises 50 dancers and is currently under the artistic direction of legendary Bolshoi principal dancer Elena Radchenko. Since becoming head of the company in 1994, Radchenko focuses on showcasing traditional Russian ballet works along with up-and-coming dancers throughout Russia. The performance will be held in the Mainstage Theatre, located at the Center for the Arts, North Campus.

$24.50 to $34.50 for the public and $13.50 for students


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103 Center For The Arts
Buffalo, NY