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Everyone's favourite fairytale - with a twist


Witty, vibrant, glamorous and romantic, Alexei Ratmansky’s Cinderella will sweep you off your feet. By popular demand, and after sell-out seasons in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide, this smash-hit crowd-pleaser has returned to bewitch us again in an exclusive encore season.

Ratmansky, the most in-demand choreographer in the world and the master of the modern story ballet, fills every bar of Prokofiev’s cinematic score as he charts Cinderella’s journey from rags to rapture. Jerôme Kaplan’s vivid, sophisticated designs draw inspiration from Dior, Schiaparelli, the elegance of 1940s Hollywood, and Surrealist art.

Like Ratmansky’s Cinderella – transported to the ball by planets and stars – we are whisked by this magical ballet to new heights of wonder.

Hailed as “effervescent and fun as festive champagne” [Daily Telegraph] and “exquisite from start to finish” [Crikey], Cinderella is “a triumphant addition to the repertoire” [Dance Australia]. Buy tickets now and fall in love all over again!


“Ratmansky has packed his Cinderella with loveable characters, warm humour and meaty choreography, creating a wonderful modern fairytale”  — The Age

"Cinderella is set to be the envy of the ballet world stage”  — Theatre People


Behind The Scenes Wednesday 24 February 2016 -  Don’t miss this special in-theatre experience. You’ll watch morning class on stage, and this year, for the first time ever, sit in on a private coaching session as principal artists prepare for their roles. 

Q & A Monday, 22 February 2016 - Stay behind after the Cinderella performance for a special Q&A with Artistic Director David McAllister and our panel of artistic staff and dancers.



Cinderella (2013)
Choreography Alexei Ratmansky
Music Sergei Prokofiev
Costume and set design Jérôme Kaplan
Original lighting design Rachel Burke
Projection design Wendall K Harrington|
with Queensland Symphony Orchestra

The running time of Cinderella is 154 minutes, including 2 intervals.


With thanks to Media Partner The Courier-Mail.


With thanks to Venue Partner QPAC.

Day Date Time Special Details  
Friday 19 February 7.30 pm Book now
Saturday 20 February 1.30 pm Book now
Saturday 20 February 7.30 pm Book now
Monday 22 February 6.30 pm Book now
Tuesday 23 February 7.30 pm Book now
Wednesday 24 February 7.30 pm Book now
Ticket Type Single Tickets
Adult $39 - $139
Pensioner $39 - $123
Senior * $39 - $126
Youth (26 and under) $39 - $101
Full Time Students $39 - $101
Children (17 and under) ** $39 - $85

Ticket prices may vary between performances and are subject to change without notice

Concession conditions apply

* Monday-Thursday performances and Saturday matinees only. Excludes opening nights.

** All performances excluding opening nights

Transaction fees apply


Lyric Theatre, QPAC
Cnr Grey and Melbourne Sts
South Bank QLD 4101

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