HÖGL culture tip: Cendrillon at the Vienna Volksoper opera house


Choreographer Thierry Malandain has created another masterpiece with his new interpretation of Cinderella. In "Cendrillon", the audience get his own personal take on this famous fairy tale. In two acts, the ballet enchants with a truly unique performance.
© Wiener Staatsballett/Ashley Taylor
 


“While remaining faithful to the dramaturgy of Cinderella and to the score by Prokofiev, Thierry Malandain developed a very personal approach, exploring some themes that he holds dear.  ‘Cendrillon’ is the path of a star, a dancing star,” explains the Volksoper.
 
 

© Wiener Staatsballett/Ashley Taylor

 
Salamander Austria provided custom-made HÖGL heels for the stunning set, and it’s clear that these shoes are the perfect fit for much for than just Cinderella herself. Watch the behind the scenes video here:

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 















































































































© Wiener Staatsballett/Ashley Taylor
 

See performances of Cendrillon on the following dates:
 

17th and 27th November 2016
5th December 2016
16th, 22nd, 26th and 29th January 2017


Director: Guillermo García Calvo
Choreography: Thierry Malandain
Costume design: Jorge Gallardo
Lighting: Jean-Claude Asquié

 

HÖGL’s recommended dress code: classic, just how Cinderella likes it.
 

 

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