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International ice dance sensation the Imperial Ice Stars bring the Toronto premiere of Sleeping Beauty on Ice to the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts for three shows only: Friday, November 20 at 7:30pm and Saturday, November 21 at 2:00pm and 7:30pm. Tickets for this spectacular ice ballet, featuring twenty-three of the best figure skaters in the world, can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 1-855-872-SONY (7669), visiting http://www.sonycentre.ca or in person at the Sony Centre Box Office.

The award-winning Imperial Ice Stars, making a triumphant return to Toronto for the first time in seven years, are the world’s leading performers of theatrical ice-skating. Acclaimed Artistic Director Tony Mercer teamed up with distinguished Russian Olympic coach Tatiana Tarasova to take contemporary ice dance to a new level, inspiring the Olympic, World, European and National Championship skaters (with more than 200 medals between them) to perform feats so daring and complex they haven’t yet been named!

Four tons of crushed ice will turn the stage of the Sony Centre into a magical ice rink where the ensemble will glide, defy gravity and soar through the air! Ballet on blades at speeds of up to 50 kilometres per hour!

Set to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent music, Sleeping Beauty on Ice will captivate audiences of all ages as it tells this timeless fairytale love story through astonishing high-speed leaps and throws, graceful and sublime ice dancing, awe-inspiring acrobatics and aerial gymnastics, stunning stilt skating and jaw-dropping visual effects.

image image imageMy daughter shares my enthusiasm and intrigue for the arts, and is especially enthralled with the sounds of Tchaikovsky.  

Sleeping Beauty is a drama and impassioned tale of true love conquering all, mixed with volatile power struggles and visions idealizing lives beyond their own. 

“The Imperial Ice Stars are to skating what Cirque du Soleil is to circus – inspiring, original and great theatre.”
– SUNDAY TELEGRAPH, SYDNEY (Sleeping Beauty on Ice)

“Skilful, exciting and utterly beautiful· a cut above the rest in every way.”
– THE SCOTSMAN, UK (Sleeping Beauty on Ice)

“If blood-stirring, bravura skating is what you’re after, look no further.”
– THE TIMES, UK (Sleeping Beauty on Ice)
The Imperial Ice Stars are renowned for marrying well-loved classical scores with breathtaking choreography and romantic narrative, creating a fusion of adrenaline-rich ice dancing and dramatic performance. They have earned an unrivalled reputation for pushing the boundaries in the genre of ice dance with their skill and athleticism, powerful story-telling, sumptuous sets, spectacular special effects and opulent costumes (more than 110 in Sleeping Beauty on Ice!).

Sony Centre for the Performing Arts presents
The Imperial Ice Stars
Sleeping Beauty on Ice

Artistic Director: Tony Mercer
Friday, November 20 @ 7:30pm
Saturday, November 21 @ 2:00pm and @ 7:30pm,
Sony Centre For The Performing Arts, 1 Front Street East, Toronto
Ticket prices range from $55 – $95
Ticket prices do not include service or delivery fees.
Tickets can be can be purchased in person at the Sony Centre box office,
over the phone at 1-855-872-SONY (7669) or online at http://www.sonycentre.ca
Discounts are available for groups of 8 or more – Call THE Group Tix Company 647-438-5559 or
Toll Free 1-866-447-7849 or online at http://www.thegrouptixcompany.com
For more information, visit http://www.imperialicestars.com

Giveaway

Courtesy of Sony Centre, I’m giving away a pair of tickets to The Imperial Ice Stars: Sleeping Beauty on Ice for the Saturday, November 21 2pm show on Twitter!
RT this tweet to be eligible to win.
Winner announced Tuesday, October 13th on Twitter.

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