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Colorado Ballet Interviews Sharon Wehner - Cinderella

Monday, February 10, 2014

This video features an interview with Colorado Ballet Principal Dancer Sharon Wehner and rehearsal footage featuring artists of Colorado Ballet.

Colorado Ballet Interviews Kevin Wilson - One of the Cinderella Stepsisters

Thursday, February 06, 2014

Featuring an interview with Colorado Ballet's Kevin Wilson and rehearsal video of artists of Colorado Ballet

Colorado Ballet's Cinderella - Cinderella & Prince Rehearsal

Wednesday, February 05, 2014


Featuring Artists of Colorado Ballet

Buyer Beware – Tickets for Sale on Outside Websites

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Maria Mosina in "Cinderella"
Photo by David Andrews

Where is the best place to buy tickets for Colorado Ballet performances?  Recently, some of our customers have had issues when purchasing tickets through outside vendor websites.  We encourage our patrons to buy directly through our website, www.coloradoballet.org, because our staff can assist with any problems or changes.  We do not work with or endorse any outside ticketing websites with the exception of Altitude Tickets (formerly known as TicketHorse) at www.altitudetickets.com.  Occasionally, we will also sell tickets to select performances through Travelzoo and LivingSocial.  If you purchase tickets through a different ticketing vendor, we cannot guarantee the quality of ticketing services and cannot help with any problems.

What you see is what you get when you buy tickets through www.coloradoballet.org.  Outside vendor websites may charge large processing fees, but all taxes and fees are included in the price of tickets through our website for print-at-home tickets, so a $50 ticket is $50.  The only additional fee is a nominal fee if you want your tickets mailed or placed at will call.

We don’t want our customers to get scammed.  Please purchase through www.coloradoballet.org or through www.altitudetickets.com only.

Thank you for supporting Colorado Ballet!

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Friday, January 31, 2014
Go Broncos! From Colorado Ballet dancers and staff.
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Colorado Ballet's Cinderella - Fairy Godmother Rehearsal

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Featuring Artists of Colorado Ballet

CINDERELLA – Comparing and contrasting the 1950 Walt Disney animated classic film VS the 1970 choreographed Ben Stevenson ballet

Friday, January 24, 2014
  1. In both versions, Cinderella’s mother passes away and her father remarries
  2. In Stevenson’s version, the fairy godmother was once a beggar woman who Cinderella had given bread to
  3. In Disney’s version, Cinderella’s mice friends had sewn her a pink dress for the ball before it got destroyed by her evil stepsisters
  4. In Stevenson’s version, the fairy godmother turns Cinderella’s kitchen into a forest, complete with dragonflies, whereas in Disney’s version Cinderella meets her fairy godmother outside under a tree
  5. In both versions, the fairy godmother gives Cinderella a pair of glass slippers and turns her rags into a gown
  6. In both versions, the fairy godmother turns a pumpkin into a magical coach
  7. In Disney’s version, the mice get turned into horses, whereas in Stevenson’s version four lizards are turned into the horses
  8. In both versions, Cinderella leaves behind one of her glass slippers while rushing out of the ball at midnight
  9. In Stevenson’s version, the prince comes to Cinderella’s house to try to find the owner of the glass slipper, and as Cinderella sits down to try it on her second slipper falls out of her pocket, which is when the prince realizes it was her at the ball and asks for her hand in marriage.
  10. In Disney’s version, when Cinderella goes to try on the glass slipper presented only by the Duke, her evil stepmother trips the Duke causing the glass slipper to fall and shatter. Cinderella then pulls the second slipper out of her apron and proves to the Duke that it fits. Cinderella and the mice are then taken by the Duke to the castle where the prince awaits. 
  11. In both versions, Cinderella’s evil stepsisters both try forcing the glass slipper on before Cinderella gets to, proving that their feet were way too big to fit.
  12. In Stevenson’s version, Cinderella ends up forgiving her stepmother and stepsisters for their cruelty to her, whereas Disney’s version doesn’t mention what happens to them after. 
  13. In both versions, Cinderella and the prince live happily ever after!

Colorado Ballet's Cinderella - Stepsisters Rehearsal PART 2

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Featuring Artists of Colorado Ballet.

Colorado Ballet's Cinderella - Stepsisters Rehearsal PART 1

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Featuring Artists of Colorado Ballet

Colorado Ballet's The Nutcracker - Interview with Dana Benton

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

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