Nashville Ballet to present ‘Cinderella’

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Nashville Ballet opens its 26th season with three presentations of Cinderella from Oct. 28-30.

With a classic score from Sergei Prokofiev performed live by The Nashville Symphony Orchestra and original choreography from Paul Vasterling, Nashville Ballet presents the classic fairy tale ballet.

Nashville Ballet company members are joined by the second company and a youth cast in this large-scale production. A handsome prince, two evil stepsisters (played by men dancing in pointe shoes) and a corps of fairies come together to tell the story of a poor, lonely girl who finds a new life with the help of a little magic and a fairy godmother. This newly created production includes 18th Century period costumes in contemporary color palettes and impressionist sets never before seen in Nashville.

Nashville Ballet tickets for all performances can be purchased in person at the TPAC box office in downtown Nashville, by phone at (615) 782-4040 or online at www.nashvilleballet.com. Groups of ten or more receive a discount. For information on group sales or to purchase group tickets, call TPAC at (615) 782-4060.