The Studio

Sleeping Beauty

Experience this adaptation of the classic fairy tale.

  • Wed 2 Oct - Sat 5 Oct 2024
  • Performance times vary
  • £17.50 Includes maximum applicable per ticket booking fee.
  • The Studio at the Grand Opera House

Cre8 Theatre’s modern musical adaption of the classic fairy tale places deaf and hearing artists together in central roles.

Innovatively featuring spoken word, music, singing, an interactive vibrational sound experience, puppetry and sign song.

Part of the Grand Opera House Studio Series.

Cast & Creative Team

Paula Clarke

The Witch

Alanis Millar

Rose/Sleeping Beauty

Sarah Lyle

Writer & Director

Charis McRoberts


Paula Clarke

Deaf Artist Liaison

Garth McConaghie


Michael McEvoy

Movement Director

Fergus Wachala-Kelly

Creative Captions Designer

John D’Arcy

Sound Experience Expert

Sarah Lyle, Mike Smith, Pauline Houston, Ricky Lyle, and Kim Rowlinson

Puppet Designers

Sarah Lyle, Gemma Mae-Halligan

Costume Designer

Sandy McAlister

Lighting Designer
  • “Excellent - really creative and extremely deaf child friendly!”

    Julie Graham - Action Deaf Youth
  • “‘The way the actors were able to draw the children in and involve them interactively in various aspects of the performance was a hit.’”

    Julie Graham - Action Deaf Youth
  • “It was such a great experience for my family to be together in a theatre, and my child was so happy joining in.”

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