Performance Dates & Tickets
Join us for enthralling performances of Don Quixote's Dream at the 5th Ballet Holiday in Ueno no Mori!

Photo: Kiyonori Hasegawa

Ballet Holiday in Ueno no Mori is a ballet festival held during Golden Week in Ueno no Mori, Tokyo, bringing a wide variety of ballet related events including performances by The Tokyo Ballet.

This year, The Tokyo Ballet will bring enthralling performances of Don Quixote's Dream. It is a family-friendly adaptation of a ballet masterpiece, Don Quixote, with Sancho Panza as a storyteller in Japanese and highlights accessible and enjoyable to children from the age of 4 upwards.

Come and join us at the Ballet Holiday in Ueno no Mori. It is a magical and memorable way for all the families and friends to start off Golden Week.

Ballet Holiday in Ueno no Mori official site (in Japanese only)

Performance Dates

Thursday 29 April 2021, 11:30
@Tokyo Bunka Kaikan

Miki Wakuta
Shoma Ikemoto

Thursday 29 April 2021, 15:00
@Tokyo Bunka Kaikan

Akimi Denda
Dan Tsukamoto

Saturday 1 May 2021, 11:30
@Tokyo Bunka Kaikan

Akira Akiyama
Ryunosuke Ubukata

Running Time About 1 hour and 30 minutes including an intermission.

*Casting and program as of 5 February 2021 are subject to change.
*Recorded music will be used.


Don Quixote sets out on a journey with his squire Sancho Panza to find his dream girl, Dulcinea. In a market place in Barcelona where he notices Kitri, he believes she is Dulcinea. Meanwhile, Kitri wants to marry her longtime love Basile, but her father Lorenzo would have his daughter marry a rich nobleman Gamache. The whole town is now in upheaval over Kitri's marriage!

Photos: Kiyonori Hasegawa


Tokyo Bunka Kaikan (Tokyo)

Tickets (tax included)
Category Children aged 4-15
SS \7,000 \3,500
S \6,000 \3,000
A \5,000 \2,500
B \4,000 \2,000

Please note that we are to present the performance with the utmost caution in line with national and regional guidelines for novel coronavirus infection prevention measures, and that the performance date and details are subject to change depending on circumstances. We will be posting on our website a list of novel coronavirus precautions upon attending the performance. Audience members are kindly asked to read it before attending the performance.
●Children under 4 years old are not admitted to the auditorium.
●Program and casting as of 5 February 2021 are subject to change. Changes in the program and cast do not entitle holders to return or exchange tickets.

Ticket Sale Dates

All tickets go on sale on Friday 26 February 2021 at 10:00a.m. Book now

Presales at "NBS WEB Ticket"
●For Categories SS, S, A & B
Tuesday 16 February 2021, 21:00 --

Presale Tickets at NBS WEB Ticket

To purchase discount tickets at NBS WEB Ticket, you will need to register for a free membership of Japan Performing Arts Foundation (NBS) from here. (We regret that the form is only in Japanese.)
After registration, click here to buy tickets.

For more information, please contact us at +81-(0)3-3791-8888 (phone) or

Presented by Agency for Cultural Affairs /
Ballet Holiday in Ueno no Mori Organizing Committee

In Cooperation with Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture / Tokyo Bunka Kaikan