Be transported to a land of fairies, royal pageantry, and a fated princess. Join the Lilac Fairy as she saves Princess Aurora and her kingdom from Carabosse’s evil spell. Watch the Prince awaken his Sleeping Beauty from her slumber and follow them to their “happily ever after” wedding.

Ballet Virginia’s professional company along with our region’s finest student dancers will perform this classic and favorite fairytale ballet. Original choreography and staging, that dates back the great Russian tradition of Petipa, has been revamped for contemporary audiences. Tchaikovsky’s acclaimed musical score ties the story and rich choreography together. Join us for this timeless classic that is sure to delight audiences of all ages.
This event has been postponed. Ticket purchasers who purchased tickets for the following dates are now valid for the following dates:
4/4 2:00 PM - 8/22 2:00 PM (was 5/30)
4/4 7:30 PM - 8/22 7:30 PM (was 5/30)
4/5 2:00 PM - 8/21 7:30 PM (was 5/29)
Ticket purchasers can exchange their tickets for any date by calling the Box Office at (757) 385-2787 or emailing us at Please note the original postponement of April dates to May has now been postponed to August.
If you already asked for a refund no action is needed. If you transferred your tickets to one of the above May dates and can attend the new corresponding August date no action is needed.
If you would like to attend a new August date other than the corresponding August date that your April/May tickets were transferred to please contact us at (757) 385-2787 or
If you can no longer attend any date, please contact us at (757) 385-2787 or for a refund.
Your patience and understanding are greatly appreciated. The most up-to-date status for the events will be available on our website and social media. If you have any questions, please contact the Sandler Center Box Office, during business hours, at (757) 385-2787.

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