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Acclaimed ballet company to perform in Chatham

Date: 16/10/2008           Category: Arts and Libraries

The highly acclaimed European Ballet company return to The Central Theatre in Chatham on Friday, 31 October with a lavish production of The Sleeping Beauty. Set to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent musical score and enhanced by sumptuous sets and more than 45 beautiful handcrafted costumes, this critically acclaimed production has delighted audiences of all ages. Under the direction of Stanislav Tchassov, former Principal dancer of The Bolshoi Ballet, this exciting and dynamic company has endeared itself to audiences and critics alike for its commitment to excellent artistic standards and for the dedication and energy of its talented performers. The company visited The Central Theatre in 2007 with a highly successful interpretation of Coppelia. The Sleeping Beauty will feature award-winning dancers from Russia, France, Italy, Germany, Bulgaria, Spain and the UK. The performance begins at 7.30pm, and tickets cost £18 and £16 for adults, £9 for children and £16 for senior citizens (all seats). To book contact the box office on 01634 338338 or visit www.medway.gov.uk/theatrebooking ENDS Editors: For further information please contact Lisa Caleno on 01634 338308 or email lisa.caleno@medway.gov.uk