Peter and the Wolf

Season Postponed

Judith Wright Arts Centre

The Queensland Ballet team have made the difficult decision to postpone Queensland Ballet’s imaginative retelling of Peter and the Wolf until 2022.

Refunds will happen automatically, and you do not need to contact QTIX, Queensland Ballet’s ticketing service provider, unless your credit card details have changed. If this is the case for you, please email or call QTIX 136246 with your booking reference.

Refunds for all children’s pre-performance workshops will also be automatically refunded by Queensland Ballet.

Every step a courageous story

A My First Ballet production

Giggle and gasp as Queensland Ballet performs Peter and the Wolf. Children of all ages, parents and grandparents, can share a lesson in musical appreciation as orchestral instruments accompany the dancers in the reimagined telling of a favourite tale.

There will be squeals of delight as young dancers in colourful, creative costumes tell the tale of a courageous boy, a lovable grandpa, a rascally wolf, an unlucky duck and a graceful bird.

Queensland Ballet's Greg Horsman gives the story a contemporary twist. Peter is a scout that goes on an adventure with his grandfather to the zoo. Danced to an extended version of the original score by Sergei Prokofiev, each instrument represents a character. Peter is represented by the string family; the delicate bluebird follows the notes of the flute while the stealthy wolf is portrayed by the French horns. We all love old Grandpa as he moves steadily to the sound of the bassoon.

Composed as an introduction to the orchestra for children, this lively production fits perfectly with Queensland Ballet’s ‘My First Ballet series’, inspiring the littlest of ballet lovers.

Additional ticketed Pre-Performance Workshops available for young ballet fans. Please see link below to book workshop.


Greg Horsman

Greg Horsman


Sergei Prokofiev


Nigel Gaynor

Nigel Gaynor

Music Arranger

Noelene Hill

Noelene Hill

Costume Designer

Joshua McIntosh

Joshua McIntosh

Set Designer

Ben Hughes

Ben Hughes

Lighting Designer


Single Ticket Prices

Adult $30
30 years & under $30
Child $30
Group $20 p.p
School Group $20 p.p
Family $110


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Judith Wright Arts Centre


The performance lasts approximately 50 minutes, no interval.

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Our tailored accessibility offerings include:


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Relaxed Performances provide a safe and welcoming environment for families with children or people living with autism spectrum disorder and other sensory needs

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Create a lasting memory for your youngest ballet fan with our Beyond the Stage experience. Your 2 - 8 year old will participate in movement-based storytelling to deepen their understanding of the narrative of the production they are about to see. 

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