The Imperial Ice Stars, the world’s leading performers of theatrical ice dance, are returning to the UK, with their stunning production The Sleeping Beauty on Ice.
Over the last 8 years, this award-winning troupe has built up a worldwide following and established an unrivalled reputation for their sophisticated portrayals of classic works, and for executing the most complex and daring manoeuvres on the ice. Their previous world tours (Sleeping Beauty on Ice, Swan Lake on Ice, Cinderella on Ice and Nutcracker on Ice) have been greeted with nightly standing ovations and five-star reviews.
****“If blood-stirring, bravura skating is what you're after, look no further.” - The Times
Set to the magnificent music of Tchaikovsky, The Sleeping Beauty on Ice tells the classic fairytale love story through sublime world class skating, breathtaking high speed lifts and throws, awe-inspiring aerial gymnastics, stilt skating and fire effects – all in the intimacy of the theatre stage.
The thrilling production features a 26-strong cast of Olympic, World, European and National Championship skaters, with choreography by renowned Russian Olympic coach Tatiana Tarasova and award-winning Tony Mercer, widely regarded as the world’s leading creator of theatre on ice. The Sleeping Beauty on Ice is graced with sumptuous sets designed by Eamon D'Arcy, one of Australia's top scenic designers, and more than 100 stunning costumes from the distinguished Russian costume designer Natella Abdulaeva.
The Sleeping Beauty on Ice is a spectacular theatrical experience which will thrill and enchant audiences of all ages.
Upcoming show dates
The Sleeping Beauty on Ice 2013/14
- 5 Dec -12 Jan 2014, Monte Casino, Johannesburg, RSA
- 16 Jan- 9 Feb, Artscape Opera House, Cape Town, RSA
Swan Lake on Ice 2014
- 12-23 Feb, Luxor Theatre, Rotterdam, Netherlands