Youkey Theatre - RP Funding Center | Lakeland, Florida
The State Ballet Theater of Ukraine returns to the United States in 2024, and they will put on a spectacular performance of one of the most well-known stories of all time, a story in two acts set to the incredible music of Sergei Prokofiev and outstanding choreography of Andrei Litvinov. The well-known children's story of Cinderella.
This esteemed ensemble has delighted audiences all over the world with their performances, thanks to the contributions of no fewer than 55 of the most talented Ukrainian artists. This large-scale production depicts the story of a lovely girl looking for her prince charming, she realizes at last, that with the aid of her fairy god mother and her enchantments, that dreams really may come true.
In a rendition that will attract audiences of all ages with its exquisite dancers, entrancing music, and stunning costumes. This is truly a show you cannot afford to miss, and ballet lovers should definitely get their tickets as soon as they can!
The New York Times calls the performances of the State Ballet Theater of Ukraine, "full of enchantment." Northampton Chronicle and Echo describes it as "enchanting from start to finish, The State Ballet Theater of Ukraine managed to bring a tear to my eye… the whole performance was executed with ultimate precision, which saw not a step out of place." This new production of "Cinderella" by the State Bullet Theatre of Ukraine has choreography by Andrey Litvinov matched to Sergei Prokofiev's lyrical and dramatic score. In the part of Cinderella is performed by Maria Lolenko, while Alexandr Litvinov plays the Prince.
The Ukrainian Dance Company is an annual touring company of 55 dancers that was created in 2018 and is based out of Classical Arts in Brooklyn, New York. In what has become an annual tradition, the company has traveled its performances of The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake and other classics around the U.S. and Canada since its beginnings. The company is widely regarded as among the best in Ukraine when it comes to classical ballet. It has a large and varied repertoire and is responsible for keeping the great Ukrainian dance tradition alive.
Bournonville's La Sylphide, Adam's Giselle, Minkus' Don Quixote and La Bayadère, Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, Prokofiev's Cinderella, and various twentieth-century ballets by Stravinsky, Falla, and Shchedrin have always been part of the company's repertoire. The ballet company has some of Ukraine's and the world's most talented dancers and choreographers. Numerous future or current soloists from prominent international companies received their start in the State Ballet Theatre's company. Numerous international tours have helped the State Ballet Theater of Ukraine gain a world-class reputation.
So get your tickets today to the State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine performance of Cinderella at Youkey Theatre on Thursday, January 4th 2024, and get ready for a truly magical night out!