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Will Princess Aurora Ever Wake Up? Find Out at This Live Retelling of Sleeping Beauty

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Experience a new spin on the timeless classic! From old French, Italian and German folklore to the more modern Disney adaptation, the story of Sleeping Beauty has captured audiences for hundreds of years. Now, Chicago’s A&A Ballet brings a retelling to the stage on May 4th at 2:00 p.m. Make plans now to witness this magical event live at Studebaker Theater!

Cursed by a wicked fairy, Princess Aurora is fated to die from a prick to her finger on her sixteenth birthday. A good fairy intervenes to alter the wicked fairy's tragic spell: instead of dying, Princess Aurora and her entire kingdom will fall into a deep sleep. Only true love's kiss will unleash the power to awaken her and the rest of her kingdom.

The production is choreographed by Kremnev and Reznik and features Tchaikovsky's beloved score. The stage designs feature projections of original illustrations by renowned 19th century book illustrator Gustave Doré. The production will star A&A Ballet Youth Company Member and 2019 Youth America Grand Prix honoree Trinity Santoro as Princess Aurora and BalletMet company member Michael Sayre as the Prince.

A&A Ballet is devoted to training in strong, versatile dance technique, as well as the development of personality, independence, and artistry in young dancers. Founded and led by internationally acclaimed artists and former Founding Artistic Directors of the Joffrey Academy and Joffrey Studio Company, Anna Reznik and Alexei Kremnev, A&A Ballet offers a wide variety of classes, professional performance opportunities, private instruction, choreography, and training for dancers ranging in age from three to adults.

Bring the entire family to witness this Disney classic like never before! Tickets to see Sleeping Beauty presented by A&A Ballet range from $25 to $45 and may be purchased online at www.aacenterfordance.org.

444 Social, the premier luxury apartments in Lincolnshire, Illinois, is inviting friends and neighbors to attend this unforgettable event! So, lace up your shoes and get ready for a local adventure, like no other!

Event Time/Date:
Saturday, May 4, 2019—2:00 PM

Event Venue Location:
Studebaker Theater
410 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60605

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