Great Performances

Matthew Bourne Interview. Creating a New Sleeping Beauty

Clip: Season 41 Episode 19 | 2m 11s

Dance history and storytelling is important to choreographer Matthew Bourne, creator of a "Swan Lake" with an all-male corp of Swans, and an "Edward Scissorhands" ballet, among other productions. Even in his re-interpretation of "Sleeping Beauty," he remains "reverential" about the original, he says in this interview. "Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty" airs on Great Performances, April 25 at 9 pm.

Aired: 04/25/14

Rating: TV-14

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