This production is set to be the largest collaboration between dance studios within the Illawarra and will feature phenomenal local ballet dancers, live symphony orchestra and choir.
03 Aug – 05 Aug
From the company that brought you the Illawarra’s first complete ballet with local dancers, live symphony orchestra and choir with The Nutcracker in 2016, Illawarra On Pointe Productions presents an original and unique ballet adaptation of J. M. Barrie’s infamous Peter Pan in August 2018.
This commissioned work for symphony orchestra and dancers is an Illawarra first and sure to impress.
Join the Darling children Wendy, John and Michael on their adventure to The Neverland with the mischievous Peter Pan and Tinkerbell. Join Peter and the Lost Children in their everlasting battle against the pirates and their nearly fearless leader the villainous Captain Hook. Find yourself immersed on the island with mermaids and fairies. Keep your eyes and ears out for the unmistakable ticking crocodile in this colourful ballet adaptation that is sure to entertain audiences of all ages.
About Illawarra On Pointe Productions
Founded in 2014, Illawarra On Pointe Productions is an orchestral and theatrical production company that provides a platform for aspiring musicians, ballet dancers, actors and those who work in all other facets of theatre. Illawarra On Pointe Productions stage one major production a year, run various orchestral concerts, are hired out to various theatre companies to enhance their performances and complete a Regional NSW School tour educating students about orchestral instruments and the creative arts. In 2016 the company staged The Nutcracker at the IPAC in the Illawarra’s first complete ballet which featured over 100 local dancers, musicians and singers. Illawarra On Pointe Productions looks forward to staging Peter Pan at the IPAC in August 2018.
About William Yaxley
William Yaxley, composer of Peter Pan, is a Composition graduate of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Some of his credits as a composer include writing for The National Youth Orchestra of Australia, The Sydney Conservatorium Chamber Choir, Sydney Children’s Choir and Moorambilla Voices. In 2014 he premiered his first original musical Just a Second in Sydney’s Darling Harbour. William’s works have been performed throughout Australia, New Zealand, England, France and Belgium.
Suitable for all ages.
Read more about Illawarra On Pointe Productions at www.illawarraonpointe.com.au or by visiting them on Facebook: @IllawarraPointe
Illawarra Performing Arts Centre, IMB Theatre
Tori Van Opstal
Children U13: $50
Con Pen: $50
Con Sen: $50
A per transaction fee of $6.95 applies for phone and online bookings.
Fri 3 Aug, 7.30pm
Sat 4 Aug, 2pm & 7.30pm
Sun 5 Aug, 2pm
Approx. 1 hr 35 mins (incl interval)
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