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The Sleeping Beauty

Music
Peter Ilyitch Tschaikovsky
Choreography
Peter Martins (after Petipa); The Garland Dance choreographed by Balanchine

Anatomy of a Dance

Sara Mearns on The Sleeping Beauty

Sara Mearns compares what it’s like to portray both good and evil through the universal language of ballet pantomime in the same scene of The Sleeping Beauty by breaking down her performances as both the villainous Carabosse and the beloved Lilac Fairy.

Anatomy of a Dance

Tiler Peck on The Sleeping Beauty

Tiler Peck walks us through the Vision Scene of The Sleeping Beauty and the difficulty of appearing dreamlike after the physical demands of Act I.

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