Dance lessons from a grasshopper and a dress spun by magic. Give in to light, love and transformation in this classic tale.

The ultimate spectacle. Primary colours that burst out of the darkness. Billowing ball gowns whisking you into a magical world. And Prokofiev’s irresistibly melodic score showing well-loved characters in a whole new light – performed live by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra.

Christopher Hampson’s Cinderella is everything you adore about the classic fairy tale – made fresh, funny and touching.

We meet Cinderella at the saddest of times, then see her taken for granted by her wicked stepmother and two nasty stepsisters. But there’s no time for despair: Cinderella’s fairy godmother is casting spells of dressmaker spiders, magical roses and a very special glass slipper. Will love conquer loneliness, and light chase away the dark? Be part of the spectacle, and rediscover this classic tale.

Devised by our artistic director for Royal New Zealand Ballet in 2007, Scottish Ballet staged the European premiere of Cinderella to widespread acclaim in 2015.

Running time: The performance lasts approximately two hours and 20 minutes including two 20 minute intervals.

'All in all, magic'

The Observer

★★★★★ 'Hampson’s choreography never ceases to entertain, whether it’s a big showy number at the ball, a romantic pas de deux or a comic turn.'

The Scotsman

★★★★★ 'As elegant as it is charming'

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  • Edinburgh

    Festival Theatre

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    Cinderella Inclusive Performance

    Inclusive performances are designed for people with a range of additional support needs and their families. Frequent attendees of our inclusive performances include people with physical and learning difficulties, others living with dementia, and mothers with very young babies.

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    Wee Cinderella

    A wee version of a big ballet... Join Cinderella and her Fairy Godmother at Royal Ball filled with adventure, imagination and delight. A specially adapted hour-long performance for wee ones aged 3+

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    Stage Secrets

    Learn about the characters, story and costumes in a way that will appeal to both young and old.

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  • Glasgow

    Theatre Royal

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    Wee Cinderella

    A wee version of a big ballet... Join Cinderella and her Fairy Godmother at Royal Ball filled with adventure, imagination and delight. A specially adapted hour-long performance for wee ones aged 3+

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    Enhance your experience of Cinderella with a pre-show talk. Hear about the making of the production direct from members of the Scottish Ballet team.

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    Learn about the characters, story and costumes in a way that will appeal to both young and old.

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  • Aberdeen

    His Majesty's Theatre

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    Enhance your experience of Cinderella with a pre-show talk. Hear about the making of the production direct from members of the Scottish Ballet team.

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    Wee Cinderella

    A wee version of a big ballet... Join Cinderella and her Fairy Godmother at Royal Ball filled with adventure, imagination and delight. A specially adapted hour-long performance for wee ones aged 3+

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    Enhance your experience of Cinderella with a pre-show talk. Hear about the making of the production direct from members of the Scottish Ballet team.

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    Stage Secrets

    Learn about the characters, story and costumes in a way that will appeal to both young and old.

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  • Inverness

    Eden Court

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    Enhance your experience of Cinderella with a pre-show talk. Hear about the making of the production direct from members of the Scottish Ballet team.

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    Wee Cinderella

    A wee version of a big ballet... Join Cinderella and her Fairy Godmother at Royal Ball filled with adventure, imagination and delight. A specially adapted hour-long performance for wee ones aged 3+

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    Talk Ballet (Music)

    Enhance your experience of Cinderella with a pre-show talk. Hear about the making of the production direct from members of the Scottish Ballet team.

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    Stage Secrets

    Learn about the characters, story and costumes in a way that will appeal to both young and old.

    You will get the chance to meet one of our dancers and then watch the Company take class on stage. Suitable for age 6+.

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  • Newcastle

    Theatre Royal

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