Ballets for hire

Aladdin 2012

Created for the National Ballet of Japan in 2008 and re-created in Birmingham in 2012, Aladdin is aimed at a family audience. The ballet is a large and spectacular production, designed for touring, and complete with a host of technical tricks, including a flying carpet. David Bintley looks back to the original tale, taking Persian and Far-Eastern influences, to create a fast-paced and modern balletic version of this well-known story.

'Bright, extrovert steps and colourful costumes… a family-packed theatre is kept happily entertained'

THE GUARDIAN

'A delightful family show… it is absolutely astonishing'

THE DAILY TELEGRAPH

'A terrific couple of hours' entertainment'

THE OXFORD TIMES