The Meridian Season of

Angelina Ballerina's Big Audition

18 Mar - 6 May 2012

Angelina loves to dance and dreams of becoming a famous ballerina. Miss Lilly is her ballet teacher and Alice Nimbletoes, her best friend – characters that cannot fail to charm with their love of colour and pretty costumes.

Angelina Mousling is a fictional mouse and the star of some twenty enormously popular children’s books, which became an animated TV series in 2002, then a musical and now a ballet.

In this production Angelina prepares for her most important performance ever … in front of the Camembert Academy judges.

Definitely one for all those budding ballerinas and we guarantee you’ll love it too!

Guaranteed to charm an army of small children – boys, note, as well as girls The Times

An English National Ballet Production

The Meridian Season of Angelina Ballerina’s Big Audition is the perfect production to introduce children to the fun and magic of live performance. The show is 75 minutes long with one interval, and specially produced programmes, including colouring, puzzles and fun ballet facts will be available to purchase.

The show is suitable for children aged two and up, so don’t be afraid to bring younger siblings along to share in the fun. The cast love performing for families and hearing the audience’s feedback especially when children laugh at the jokes and clap to the music.

What are they saying

A show that can keep a theatre of young children spellbound for 75 minutes must be a magical performance. That is exactly what the Royal New Zealand Ballet's Meridian Season of Angelina Ballerina's Big Audition delivered ... The colourful mouse costumes were delightful, but it was the superb talent of the dancers that was truly mesmerising ...

Annemarie Quill

Bay of Plenty Times

My favourite bit was at the very end when the curtain came down and all the dancing mouses went right down on the floor and peeped out to wave from under the curtain. We cried out Bravo and I think they loved us.

Olive Rodriguez-Thomas



Antony Dowson

Music Arrangement

Gavin Sutherland

Set Design

Al Riches

Costume Design

Wizzy Shawyer


David Richardson

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