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Sleeping Beauty

1998-1999
Sleeping Beauty
Opening: Theatre of the Society for Macedonian Studies, 30/03/1999

A different version of the well-known ballet by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky based on the fairy-tale by Charles Perrault. It is the story of a contemporary woman, who wakes from a hundred-years sleep and never manages to sleep again. And alongside the fairy-tale, the story of the revolution that 'went to sleep' too soon, of Che Guevara who woke her with a kiss, of the end of an ideology and the loneliness of the contemporary political man.

Choreography: Konstantinos Rigos
Costumes: Nikos Natsoulis
Assistant Choreographer: Amalia Bennett
25 performances - 5.981 spectators
Theatre of the Society for Macedonian Studies (30/03/1999 - 11/05/1999)
Cairo Opera House, Egypt (27/09/2001)