NOW PLAYING: Colorado Ballet Presents Tchaikovsky's THE SLEEPING BEAUTY


Colorado Ballet opens its 2012-2013 season with the classical storybook ballet, THE SLEEPING BEAUTY playing now through at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver, CO. This beloved fairy tale features choreography by Marius Petipa and music by Tchaikovsky, performed by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra.

 is truly an experience to be enjoyed by all ages,” said Colorado Ballet Artistic Director, Gil Boggs. “The ballet is romantic and fun and still manages to carry the audience away to a place of their dreams. It is one of the greatest classical ballets of all time.”

First performed as a ballet in 1890, THE SLEEPING BEAUTY tells the story of a beautiful princess cursed to sleep for 100 years by a wicked fairy. A prince breaks the curse with true love’s kiss in this ballet appropriate for all ages.

“Last performed by Colorado Ballet in 2005, this crowd-pleaser is sure to be a great start to an unforgettable season,” said Boggs. “Come experience happily ever after performed for you by Colorado Ballet.”

Colorado Ballet presents the classic, THE SLEEPING BEAUTY enchanting audiences now through Octiber 15th. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. with a special performance on Wednesday, October 17 at 6:30 p.m at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in the Denver Center. For tickets or more information of The Colorado Ballet, contact the box office at 303-837-8888 or online at

Established in 1961 by Lillian Covillo and Freidann Parker, Colorado Ballet is a non-profit organization celebrating 52 years of presenting world-class classical ballet and superior dance in Denver. Under the direction of Artistic Director Gil Boggs, Colorado Ballet presents more than 50 performances annually. Colorado Ballet enhances the cultural life of Colorado through performances of the professional company, training at the Academy, and Education & Outreach programs.

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