View Full Version : The Little Mermaid Originally a Ballet

Mermaid Jewel
12-30-2011, 08:59 PM
I was watching San Francisco Ballet's version of the Little Mermaid on TV (very very odd...) and they said this and I looked it up and it's correct. The Little Mermaid was originally written by Hans Christian Anderson as a ballet.

Did you know this? It's interesting and I hope to be able to do it or see it in person one day as a ballet :)

12-31-2011, 01:42 PM
Wow. I didn't know he wrote for live productions. I've been wanting to see that version the SFB put on. Looked very cool. How was it?

Mermaid Jewel
12-31-2011, 04:49 PM
It was very interesting...had an interesting concept and good dancers (it was more contemporary than classical ballet) but it was kind of slow-moving. We weren't really into it (doing other stuff) so we didn't finish watching it.