Based on the short story by Oscar Wilde, 'The Happy Prince' is a family fairy tale ballet that tells the poignant story of the gold statue Prince who seeks to alleviate the suffering of his people with the help of a lone swallow.
Choreography: Paul Chantry
Dance Director: Gail Gordon
Design: Zoe Squire
Lighting Design: Owain Davies
"What a beautiful performance, incredibly moving in places and brilliantly funny in others. The company managed to tell human stories in a truly enjoyable way with clever choreography and inspired music choices. I loved it!"
NICOLA GILROY, THE NICOLA GILROY SHOW, BBC RADIO LINCOLNSHIRE
"A wonderfully diverse evening of dance by a relatively new ensemble, the Chantry Dance's last evening of The Happy Prince tour at Sadler's Wells was engaging."
"A wonderful show packed with creativity, artistry and humour that is so captivating. Great choice of music, I loved it."
CLLR IAN SELBY, MAYOR OF GRANTHAM
"It was AMAZING! I urge anyone who thought Dance or Ballet 'wasn't for them' to go see it. Inspirational."
"I went to see The Happy Prince...and it was absolutely amazing! It was so captivating and I loved the choreography and storyline. I recommend everyone to go and see it!"
"If you can, go and see a performance. Moves you to tears one moment and the next laughter. Just amazing."