7 September — 15 September, Lyric Theatre, QPAC

Love triumphs with a sprinkling of fairy magic.

Dancing with a handsome Prince, wearing a glittering gown in a candlelit ballroom — such fanciful dreams were only in Cinderella’s imagination.

Until the day her life of hardship is magically transformed by her Fairy Godmother! Making a dazzling entrance to the royal ball, she captures the attention of all and the heart of the Prince. Yet her beautiful dream must end at midnight, and in her haste to depart, she leaves one jewelled slipper behind…

Charming, humorous and blissfully romantic, Ben Stevenson’s acclaimed production of Cinderella is perfect fairy-tale entertainment for everyone.

From the Artistic Director

Li Cunxin

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From the Choreographer

Ben Stevenson OBE

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The Story

Charming, humorous and blissfully romantic, Ben Stevenson’s acclaimed production of Cinderella is perfect fairy-tale entertainment for everyone.

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The History

Ben Stevenson's Cinderella remains one of the most popular versions of this production since its premiere in 1970.

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School & Community Matinees

Tailored performances with Q&A, perfect for schools.

Open Company Class

Watch our Company class on stage during Cinderella. Class is a daily ritual for our dancers, and many around the world.


  • Friday 7 September — 7:30pm Fri 7 Sep — 7:30pm
  • Saturday 8 September — 1:30pm Sat 8 Sep — 1:30pm
  • Saturday 8 September — 7:30pm Sat 8 Sep — 7:30pm
  • Sunday 9 September — 1:30pm Sun 9 Sep — 1:30pm
  • Tuesday 11 September — 6:30pm Tue 11 Sep — 6:30pm
  • Wednesday 12 September — 6:30pm Wed 12 Sep — 6:30pm
  • Thursday 13 September — 1:30pm Thu 13 Sep — 1:30pm
  • Thursday 13 September — 7:30pm Thu 13 Sep — 7:30pm
  • Friday 14 September — 7:30pm Fri 14 Sep — 7:30pm
  • Saturday 15 September — 1:30pm Sat 15 Sep — 1:30pm
    Class Q&A
  • Saturday 15 September — 7:30pm Sat 15 Sep — 7:30pm


Adult $120
Concession $100
30yrs & under $85
Child $75

Adult $140
Concession $120
30yrs & under $90
Child $80

An additional transaction fee of $7.20 applies for Print@Home and $8.20 for Standard Mail.

Discounts apply for season ticket packages. Create your own ballet package by choosing just three or more ballets.

Concession: Full Pensioners, QLD Government Seniors Card, Industry (MEAA) Members, Full-time students over 30, Unemployed. National Seniors Card not applicable.

30 yrs & under: Aged 30 years old and under at the time of booking.

Child: Aged 13 years old and under at the time of booking.


Lyric Theatre, QPAC

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School Groups $30 per student
One teacher free per group of ten


After selected performances at QPAC, a panel of creative artists and dancers discusses aspects of the ballet you’ve just seen.



Informative, keepsake programs are distributed free-of-charge at all performances. You can also view the program online before the performance.



Choreographer Ben Stevenson OBE
Composer Sergei Prokofiev
Set Designer Thomas Boyd
Costume Designer Tracy Grant-Lord
Lighting Designer David Walters


Supporters of Cinderella

BackstageView MoreBehind the Scenes of Cinderella
Highlights - Ben Stevenson's Cinderella.
Did You Know?

In 2014 we are touring Ben Stevenson's magical Cinderella to eight regional venues.

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Ben Stevenson and Li Cunxin reunited.
Did You Know?

Ben Stevenson's Cinderella was one of the first western ballets Li performed.

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Cinderella rehearsals