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Cinderella Ballet Cymru, nominated Best Independent Company at the Critics’ Circle UK National Dance Awards, and winners of the Best Dance Production at the Wales Theatre Awards 2018, presents a sparkling and refreshing ballet based on the eternal     

Cinderella

Ballet Cymru, nominated Best Independent Company at the Critics’ Circle UK National Dance Awards, and winners of the Best Dance Production at the Wales Theatre Awards 2018, presents a sparkling and refreshing ballet based on the eternal Ballet Cymru prides itself on being different and Cinderella will be no exception, with a specially commissioned music score and creative circus elements, combined with the finest classical dance. Ballet Cymru worked with award winning composer Jack White and Circus Company Citrus Arts to conjure a surprising world of wonder and magic.

Featuring choreography by Creative Wales Award winner Darius James, Ballet Cymru brings to life this timeless story using the company’s unique blend of classical technique and storytelling.

‘Engaging, imaginative ballet adaptations’
Anna Winter, The Stage
(Roald Dahl’s Little Red Riding Hood & The Three Little Pigs 2016)

‘These young dancers created a taut, committed atmosphere on stage, and the audience, comprised of every age group from 5 to 95, were gripped from start to finish.
Ballet Cymru, I salute you!’
Amanda Jennings, Dance Europe
‘Not too short, and not too long, the evening was a complete delight from start to finish’
Jonathan Gray, Dancing Times

‘It’s a small enterprise with a great deal to shout about. The formula is winning, deftly translating each sentence of the story into vivacious, easily decipherable dance sequences.’
Deborah Weiss, Dance Europe



Cinderella is a co production between Ballet Cymru and The Riverfront Theatre, in association with Citrus Arts.

About Ballet Cymru

Ballet Cymru are a young, vital group of dancers who are pushing back the barriers of classical ballet. Using powerful and timeless stories the company challenges its dancers to interpret some of the finest characters in literature.

Ballet Cymru is a chamber ballet for Wales, committed to inclusion and innovation in dance and classical ballet, and to the highest standard of collaboration with dancers, choreographers, designers, composers and musicians.
www.welshballet.co.uk
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Patricia Vallis
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