A Thousand Tales
Immerse yourself in a magical fantasy world filled with your favourite childhood characters and marvel as they are brought to life right in front of your eyes! Inspired by dozens of timeless literary classics, A Thousand Tales is a new contemporary ballet production that crafts together a sensational tale featuring beloved characters like Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, Aladdin, Puss in Boots, D’Artagnan and many more, all set to the enchanting music of celebrated composer Alexey Shor. Featuring the talents of some of the most acclaimed dancers and choreographers in Europe, along with stunning set designs and luxuriously crafted costumes, A Thousand Tales is guaranteed to be an experience like no other, promising to captivate and delight adults and children alike in equal measure.
Each of the Principal Dancers for A Thousand Tales has been hand-picked from amongst the leading ballet companies in Europe, with most hailing from the Compania Nacional de Madrid, Teatro San Carlo Napoli and Teatro dell’Opera Roma. Along with the Corps de Ballet, they collectively represent some of the highest level of talent and skill present within the contemporary ballet world.
The Production Team for A Thousand Tales includes a number of veritable living legends within the global cultural sector. Made up of a team who have each built deservedly glowing reputations over years of working with the most renowned concert houses, theatres and halls around the globe, these remarkable individuals have now teamed up to pool all their considerable talents into creating a modern masterpiece, designed to charm and delight audiences in Dubai, and all over the world.
SAMIT (Show Art Music International Tours) Event Group has quickly risen to become one of the premier show production and management groups in the Middle East. Made up of an ambitious and driven team of talented professionals from all over the world with a wide variety of experience, the group specialises in the field of arts and culture, with a particular focus on bringing some of the biggest cultural events in the world to the Middle East, as well as producing and organising their own projects in this sector.
Since its inception, SAMIT has embarked upon a large number of projects including music festivals, international orchestra tours, concerts, exhibitions, and other events, organised both through its own in-house projects, as well as through a series of collaborations with a diverse group of international cultural organisations. SAMIT regularly collaborates with a host of world-renowned artists from all areas, incorporating both the stars of today as well as the up-and-coming talents that shall form the upper echelons of tomorrow.
Located in the very heart of Dubai, Dubai Opera is famous for being the definitive destination for performing arts in the city. Combining a unique design with a timeless elegance, the Opera was purposefully chosen from among dozens of venues to host the inaugural production of A Thousand Tales, with its enchanting atmosphere providing a perfect framework to the magical world of the ballet itself.