Dutch National Ballet presents

Cinderella in London in the London Coliseum

This show was to been seen in July 2015

a magical setting for the famous fairy tale

Duration 2:35

Breaks 2

The world premiere of Christopher Wheeldons Cinderella by the Dutch National Ballet was greeted with great enthousiasm by press and audience alike. Wheeldon, the choreographer of this show that the whole family can enjoy, won the Prix Benois de la Danse - a.k.a. the 'Oscar of Dance' - with it. Fun-filled, with fabulous dancing and lashings of magic, Cinderella is an experience you will not want to miss. For the first time on stage in the UK, the Dutch Nationale Ballet perfoms this enchanting ballet in the London Coliseum.

In short

The well-known story of Cinderella (in the version of the Grimm brothers) was the inspiration for Christopher Wheeldon for an up-to-date, epic ballet spectacle. Together with a team of artists from around the globe, he gave the popular fairy tale a complete make-over.

Angela Sterling ©
Angela Sterling ©

Christopher Wheeldon

Guest choreographer

Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon (1973, Somerset, United Kingdom) holds a position as artistic associate of The Royal Ballet in London since 2012. Wheeldon was invited to dance with the New York City Ballet, and was promoted to soloist in 1998. He ended his dance career in 2000 to focus completely on a profession as choreographer.

Cast

Wednesday  July 8th - 19.30

 

Cinderella: Anna Tsygankova

Prince Guillaume: Matthew Golding  

Stepmother Hortensia: Larissa Lezhnina

Stepsister Edwina: Wen Ting Guan

Stepsister Clementine: Nadia Yanowsky

Benjamin: Remi Wörtmeyer

Cinderella’s father: Alexander Zhembrovskyy

Cinderella’s mother: Erica Horwood

King Albert: Nicolas Rapaic

Queen Charlotte: Louise Vine

Alfred, Benjamins Father: Tycho Hupperets

Madame Mansard: Jeanette Vondersaar

4 Fates: 1. Roman Artyushkin; 2. James Stout; 3. Rink Sliphorst; 4. Wolfgang Tietze

 

Thursday July 9th - 14.00
 

Cinderella: Igone de Jongh

Prince Guillaume: Jozef Varga  

Stepmother Hortensia: Sasha Mukhamedov

Stepsister Edwina: Wen Ting Guan

Stepsister Clementine: Nadia Yanowsky

Benjamin: Remi Wörtmeyer

Cinderella’s father: Alexander Zhembrovskyy

Cinderella’s mother: Erica Horwood

King Albert: Nicolas Rapaic

Queen Charlott: Louise Vine

Alfred, Benjamins Father: Tycho Hupperets

Madame Mansard: Jeanette Vondersaar

4 Fates:  1. Roman Artyushkin;  2. James Stout; 3. Rink Sliphorst; 4. Wolfgang Tietze
 

Thursday July 9th - 19.30
 

Cinderella: Maia Makhateli

Prince Guillaume: Artur Shesterikov

Stepmother Hortensia: Larissa Lezhnina

Stepsister Edwina: Erica Horwood

Stepsister Clementine: Victoria Ananyan

Benjamin: Serguei Endinian

Cinderella’s father: Sébastien Galtier

Cinderella’s mother: Antonina Tchirpanlieva

King Albert: Nicolas Rapaic

Queen Charlotte: Louise Vine

Alfred, Benjamins Father: Tycho Hupperets

Madame Mansard : Jeanette Vondersaar

4 Fates: 1. Matthew Pawlicki-Sinclair; 2. Peter Leung; 3. Edo Wijnen; 4. Anatole Babenko

 

Friday July 10th - 19.30

 

Cinderella: Anna Tsygankova

Prince Guillaume: Matthew Golding  

Stepmother Hortensia: Larissa Lezhnina

Stepsister Edwina: Megan Zimny Kaftira

Stepsister Clementine: Nadia Yanowsky

Benjamin: Remi Wörtmeyer

Cinderella’s father: Alexander Zhembrovskyy

Cinderella’s mother: Erica Horwood

King Albert : Nicolas Rapaic

Queen Charlotte: Louise Vine

Alfred, Benjamins Father: Tycho Hupperets

Madame Mansard: Jeanette Vondersaar

4 Fates: 1. Roman Artyushkin;  2. James Stout; 3. Rink Sliphorst; 4. Wolfgang Tietze

 

Saturday July 11th juli -  14.00
 

Cinderella: Maia Makhateli

Prince Guillaume: Artur Shesterikov

Stepmother Hortensia:  Sasha Mukhamedov

Stepsister Edwina: Erica Horwood

Stepsister Clementine: Victoria Ananyan

Benjamin: Serguei Endinian

Cinderella’s father: Sébastien Galtier

Cinderella’s mother: Antonina Tchirpanlieva

King Albert: Nicolas Rapaic

Queen Charlotte: Louise Vine

Alfred, Benjamins Father: Tycho Hupperets

Madame Mansard: Jeanette Vondersaar

4 Fates: 1. Matthew Pawlicki-Sinclair; 2. Peter Leung; 3. Edo Wijnen; 4. Anatole Babenko

 

Saturday July 11th - 19.30
 

Cinderella: Anna Tsygankova

Prince Guillaume: Matthew Golding  

Stepmother Hortensia: Larissa Lezhnina

Stepsister Edwina: Wen Ting Guan

Stepsister Clementine: Nadia Yanowsky

Benjamin: Remi Wörtmeyer

Cinderella’s father: Alexander Zhembrovskyy

Cinderella’s mother: Erica Horwood

King Albert:  Nicolas Rapaic

Queen Charlotte: Louise Vine

Alfred, Benjamins Father: Tycho Hupperets

Madame Mansar: Jeanette Vondersaar

4 Fates: 1. Roman Artyushkin;  2. James Stout; 3. Rink Sliphorst; 4. Wolfgang Tietze

The information on this cast list is subject to change.

 

Music

The Royal Ballet Sinfonia is Britain's busiest ballet orchestra, playing for Birmingham Royal Ballet's wide-ranging programme in the UK and abroad. The Sinfonia also plays frequently for The Royal Ballet and many of the world's other leading ballet companies, including regular performances Paris Opéra Ballet, New York City Ballet, Australian Ballet, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, the Kirov, Norwegian Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, San Francisco Ballet and La Scala Ballet.

    Wed 29 Jan The New York Times

    ‘No ballet choreographer of his generation can match his imaginative use of the classical vocabulary’