A story of courage, resilience and unwavering hope.
The remarkable true story of a 10-year-old peasant boy’s journey from impoverished rural China to the international dance scene.
Li is plucked from his village in rural China and sent to a ballet academy in the big city. He leaves everything and everyone he loves, including his family. Li’s courage, resilience and unwavering hope for a better life for himself and his family makes The Peasant Prince a story to ignite our own aspirations to be the best person we can be.
Audiences will be captivated and inspired by this award-winning production.
Photos by Heidrun Lohr Photos from 2016 national tour featuring performers Jenevieve Chang, Jonathan Chan, John Goodway and Edric Hong.
Based on the book by Li Cunxin, Illustrated by Anne Spudvilas.
Adapted for the stage by Eva Di Cesare, Sandie Eldridge and Tim McGarry.
Photos by Heidrun Lohr.
VenueARA Darling Quarter Theatre
Dates03 May — 08 May 2024
Duration60 minutes (no interval)
One complimentary teacher ticket per 10 students. Additional teachers at $21.