Hong Kong Ballet presents
A Child-Friendly Production for all the Family!

Ballet Classics for Children:
The Sleeping Beauty

[Hong Kong – 16th December 2015] Step into the New Year with Hong Kong Ballet’s Ballet Classics for Children: The Sleeping Beauty! Following the huge success and sold-out performances of the first two instalments of Ballet Classics for Children, Hong Kong Ballet now presents its Third Edition of this popular, fun-filled series.

The great dancers of Hong Kong Ballet will deliver a perfect educational and light-hearted entertainment for your entire family. Masterminded once again by renowned local choreographer Yuri Ng, this one-hour abridged version of the full length classic of the same name will enchant your little ones through a tailor-made, innovative blend of storytelling, dance and interaction. With lively narration by Rick Lau, it will be the best first introduction to a live ballet performance for children as young as 5 years. There will be seven performances staged at the Studio Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre from 29th – 31st January 2016. Tickets NOW available at URBTIX.

Based on the fairytale by Charles Perrault, The Sleeping Beauty is about a true love that spans a hundred years, following your dreams and triumphing against adversity, with the help of some good fairies. Tchai-ricksy (Narrator Rick Lau) will take you on this captivating journey and share with you his creative process including the music composition for this ballet. Come along for the ride and let your imagination run free!

Artistic Curator: Yuri Ng
Narrator/Script Writer: Rick Lau
Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Artistic Curator: Yuri Ng

Narrator/Script Writer: Rick Lau

Performance Details
Narration in Cantonese (4 performances)

29.1.2016. (Fri) 7:30pm
30.1.2016. (Sat) 2:30pm & 5:00pm
31.1.2016. (Sun) 5:00pm

Narration in English (3 performances)
30.1.2016. (Sat) 7:30pm
31.1.2016. (Sun) 12:00nn & 2:30pm

Studio Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Best for ages 5 and above
Tickets available at URBTIX now

Ticketing Enquiries: 3761 6661
Credit Card Booking: 2111 5999
Internet Booking: www.urbtix.hk
Programme Enquiries: 2105 9724

The presenter reserves the right to alter the programme and artists


50% off

Full-time students, senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and the minder (Limited tickets for students and senior citizens available on a first-come, first-served basis. This discount cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts.)

15% off

Friends of Hong Kong Ballet

10% off

(First two tickets)

CCDC Dance Inspirations card holders, Members of Chung Ying Theatre’s Energy Fun Club Plus, Friends of HKCO, Friends of HKDC Prestige Members, HK Phil Club Bravo members, Members of HKRep Pals, Zuni’s Friends, Fringe Club Members, Hong Kong Dance Alliance members, Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association members and HKBU Foundation members

Group Booking

10% off for every purchase of 10-19 tickets at regular price, 15% off for 20-40 tickets

Patrons can enjoy only one of the above discounts for each purchase.

Make-Up Partner


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Photo 1: Dancers: Liu Yu-yao and Wei Wei | Photographer: Cheung Chi Wai


Photo 2: Dancers: Liu Yu-yao and Wei Wei | Photographer: Cheung Chi Wai


Photo 3: Dancers: Liu Miao-miao (White Cat), Jonathan Spigner (Puss In Boots) | Photographer: Cheung Chi Wai


Photo 4: Dancers (From Left): Wei Wei, Liu Yu-yao, Ricky Hu | Photographer: Cheung Chi Wai


Photo 5: Ex Hong Kong Ballet Dancer Charles Andersen (till 2014) and Hong Kong Ballet Dancers | Photographer: Conrad Dy-Liacco


About Hong Kong Ballet

An eclectic mix of talent, a balance of classical and contemporary works, and a unique repertoire are the trademarks of Hong Kong Ballet, Asia’s premier ballet company. Internationally recognised and acclaimed for its creativity, talent and artistry, the Company, led by Artistic Director Madeleine Onne, is committed to providing captivating experiences that delight and inspire audiences from all walks of life, both at home and abroad.

For further information, please contact:
Nick Chan

Director of Marketing
T: 2105 9716
M: 9728 1777
[email protected]

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