Dylan Thomas – A Child’s Christmas

Ballet Cymru presents a timeless interpretation of the Dylan Thomas classic A Child’s Christmas In Wales with music by Mason Neely and Wales’ own icon Cerys Matthews. Step into the imagination of a genius and follow us on a journey through snow, cats and melancholy.

Featuring choreography by Creative Wales Award winner Darius James and Amy Doughty, and evocative, eloquent costumes Ballet Cymru bring to life this timeless story using the company’s unique blend of classical technique and storytelling.

Ballet Cymru, nominated Best Independent Company by the Critics Circle UK National Dance Awards, and winners of the Best Large Scale Dance Production at the Wales Theatre Awards 2018, present a sparkling and refreshing ballet.

“Engaging, imaginative ballet adaptations”
Anna Winter, The Stage

(Review of Roald Dahl’s Little Red Riding Hood & The Three Little Pigs 2016)


Poems by Dylan Thomas
Music and arrangement by Cerys Matthews and Mason Neely
from the album Dylan Thomas A Child’s Christmas, Poems and Tiger Eggs


Choreography Darius James, Amy Doughty
Lighting Design Chris Illingworth

A Ballet Cymru / Riverfront Theatre co-production