Wonderland is a ballet based on Lewis Carroll’s famous novel Alice in Wonderland. A dynamic re-interpretation, the ballet was the brainchild of famous choreographer Christopher Wheeldon and was penned by acclaimed playwright Nicolas Wright. Featuring most of Carroll’s beloved characters, themes and events, this delightful adaptation is sure to bring a smile to Alice fans. Breathtaking choreography has been used making this adaptation a wonderful expression of the story’s true essence. Beautifully told through the language of dance, this is one theatrical experience, no art lover should miss out on. So buy Wonderland tickets and take a mesmerizing journey through Lewis Carroll’s fictional wonderland, along with some of his most beloved characters.
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The famous fairytale is being transformed into a fascinating ballet so you should watch Alice in Wonderland. This fairytale is immensely popular not just among kids but also adults. This story has been regularly adapted for musicals, ballets, movies and stage plays since it was first written over a century ago. The ballet adaptation of Alice in Wonderland is something every ballet lover should come and witness. For an enjoyable time grab Wonderland tickets and be at the theater.
Wonderland is a story that is classified as a fairy tale. It is basically a novel titled Alice Adventures in Wonderland that was written under a pseudonym Lewis Carroll by famous English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson in 1865. The novel consists of eleven chapters which tell about the adventures of a young girl named Alice who by chance drifts through a rabbit hole into a wonderland that is full of anthropomorphic animals and creatures like rabbits, flamingos, eagles and turtles.
Apart from Alice other recurring characters in the novel are The Mock Turtle, Bill the Lizard, The Eaglet, The Duck, The March Hare, The Knave of Hearts, The Queen of Hearts, The King of Hearts, The Cheshire Cat and The White Rabbit. Since the novel was written in the late 1800 this story has been adapted for mainstream movies as well as animated series. It has been adapted for TV serials, sitcoms as well as West End musicals. The first ever West End adaptation was done in 1886 and since then it has been revived almost ten times.
Alice in Wonderland ballet for the first time was conceived by well known contemporary ballet choreographer Christopher Wheeldon. The ballet was written by acclaimed playwright Nicolas Wright. Since his debut Wheeldon has performed and choreographed a number of renowned ballets such as Morphoses, The Nightingale and the Rose Polyphonia, After the Rain, An American in Paris and Carnival of the Animals. The music for Wonderland ballet has been given by seasoned British composer Joby Talbot who has got notable works like Arctic Tale, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, The League of Gentlemen, Son of Rambow, Hunky Dory and Penelope. Alice in Wonderland ballet was commissioned by National Ballet of Canada and The Royal Ballet in England. Interesting thing to note is that this was the first full-length ballet of Talbot in twenty years for Royal Ballet.
BalletMet Columbus is the company that is reviving Alice in Wonderland ballet on stage in the scenic city of Columbus. This is one of the most renowned ballet companies in the state. It not only organizes ballet performances but also runs a dance academy where young enthusiastic dancers can learn from some highly trained teachers. This company was founded in 1978 with the first Art director Wayne Soulant. Along with him twelve more professional dancers were taken on board. Since the start this ballet has revived classic productions like Romeo and Juliet, Dracula and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Butterfly, Swan Lake, The Nutcracker and Carmen. Every year this company stages ballet performance in its home city as well as in other states. Around 125,000 people watch these productions every year. BalletMet is currently ranked among the top 15 largest dance schools in the country. The dance program focuses on developing cognitive and physical skills through a specially designed dance curriculum.
BalletMet is the company in Columbus, Ohio that will be reviving this superb ballet very soon and Alice in Wonderland ballet is currently talk of the town. You will enjoy every moment of this wonderful production but for this you need to timely book Wonderland tickets as limited deals are now left.
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