14 DEC 2018 – 6 JAN 2019
THE LITTLE MERMAID
A beautiful re-imagination of the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale made famous by Disney. The youngest mermaid falls in love with the human world and the prince whose picture she sees in a locket.
But her life beyond the sea comes at a price.
The December, CAPE TOWN CITY BALLET and Guest choreographer Adam Sage take you on a magical adventure to a magical palace beneath the waves.
The little Mermaid’s fascination with life on land, leads her falls tail-over-head in love with a handsome Prince. Determined to be with her new love, the Little Mermaid makes a dangerous deal with the wicked sea witch, to become human for a few days. Join the Little Mermaid and all her fish friends on the journey of a life time, and experience the magic of life beneath the sea, with Cape Town City Ballet, and The Little Mermaid.
He has choreographed over 50 works, including a full-length Nutcracker, Cinderella, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Dracula and The Little Mermaid. He has been in demand as a guest teacher both nationally and internationally for many years and served on the Adjunct Faculty for Webster University in St. Louis, MO.
Tickets are on sale through Computicket or Artscape’s Box Office (Tel 021 421 7695) and range from R150-R200.
Associate Artistic Director – Ballet Philippines
Adam Sage is currently the Associate Artistic Director at Ballet Philippines, after enjoying a nearly three-decade performing, teaching, coaching and choreographic career that has spanned four continents.
Mr. Sage was the Artistic Director and Founder of Missouri Ballet Theatre and served as Artistic Director of Virginia School of the Arts, School Director of School of Nashville Ballet and Ballet Master for Nashville Ballet.
He began his career with California Ballet in his hometown of San Diego, before moving on to dance with Ballet West, Hong Kong Ballet, Ballet Philippines, N.A.P.A.C. Dance Company, Ballet Memphis and Nashville Ballet. Mr. Sage has performed principal roles in all of the great classics and has had the honour of dancing at the Opera House at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., the Hong Kong Cultural Center and in command performances at the Cultural Center of the Philippines for President Ferdinand Marcos & First Lady Imelda Marcos.
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• To become a world-class ballet company • To delight anew our loyal supporters • To inspire new audiences to love ballet