Ballet Jörgen’s Cinderella
This ballet by Bengt Jörgen is an innovative take on the classic fairy tale. Jörgen’s choreography balances the fairy tale elements of the story with a contemporary treatment of Cinderella and her family relationships. Returning to the original Russian tradition of having women perform the roles of the stepsisters, Jörgen builds a more realistic and human look at Cinderella and her circumstances, and then uses these scenes to both counterpoint and highlight the magical aspects of the story. Ballet Jörgen’s Cinderella is a classical ballet with modern, dramatic sensibilities.
“Not just a happily ever after. [Jörgen] elevates Cinderella’s story to one of female empowerment.” – Winnipeg Free Press
Choreographer: Bengt Jörgen, CM
Music: Sergei Prokofiev
Set & Lighting Design: Glenn Davidson
Costume Design: Robert Doyle
Run Time: 2 hours with 1 intermission
$30.00 First two rows discount (all ages)
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