An Invitation to the Ballet Theatre

Grab your VIP access pass and enter the wonderful world of the ballet theatre.

Have you ever wondered how ballet dancers stay strong and avoid injury? Or how the magical scenes on stage are created by the set and lighting departments? Step behind the scenes of the ballet theatre with your very own access-all-areas inviation to find out.

Discover how stunning costumes are designed and see the thousands of shoes stored in the shoe room. Watch the dancers put on dramatic makeup, elaborate wigs and headdresses to create their characters. Finally, discover the magic and wonder of performance night as the dancers prepare to dance Swan Lake through the beautiful illustrations by Helen Shoesmith .