18 September 2017 at 5.00pm | 10 Comments
Edit: This article has been amended due to a cast change. Laura Morera will dance the role of the Queen of Hearts for the remainder of the run.
Zenaida retired from the Company at the end of last Season, but will return to Covent Garden to perform the role of the Queen of Hearts in two performances during the upcoming run.
Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon created the role on her in 2011 and Zenaida will be joined by fellow members of the original cast from the 2011 premiere including Lauren Cuthbertson as Alice, Edward Watson as the White Rabbit and Steven McRae as the Mad Hatter. Federico Bonelli will dance the role of Jack/the Knave of Hearts
Further casting for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland has also been been announced, accessible via the production page.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland runs 27 September-28 October 2017. Tickets are still available.
The production will be relayed live to cinemas around the world on 23 October 2017. Find your nearest cinema and sign up to our mailing list.
It is a co-production with The National Ballet of Canada, is supported by Boodles and is staged with generous philanthropic support from Kenneth and Susan Green, Doug and Ceri King and The Royal Opera House Endowment Fund.