Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beautywas a ballet production by The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet,produced in 2001.

Mats Ek choreographed to music by Peter Tchaikovsky.


(Objekt ID 37695)
Object type Production
Premiere October 6, 2001
Produced by The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet
Based on The Sleeping Beauty by Peter Tsjaikovskij; Sleeping Beauty by Brødrene Grimm
Audience Adults, Youth
Keywords Ballet
Running period October 6, 2001  

In Sleeping Beautyby The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet, choreographed by Mats Ek, the fairy tale setting with princes and princesses was replaced by a setting with drugs and juvenile crime.

Ballet dancer Christine Thomassen won The Norwegian Critics' Award (dance) 2001/2002 for the role of Aurora (Sleeping Beauty).


Norwegian Critics' Association,, 29.09.2011,

Kulturspeilet,, 22.11.2013,

Performance dates
October 6, 2001Hovedscenen i Folketeaterbygningen Opening night