Matthew Bourne Sleeping Beauty's premiered
4 December 2012 Last updated at 19:47 GMT
He is the man who brought us the all-male Swan Lake.
Now, award-winning choreographer Matthew Bourne has turned his hand to reworking another classic.
This time it is Sleeping Beauty, which gets its world premiere at Sadler's Wells Theatre in London this week.
BBC London's arts correspondent, Brenda Emmanus, has been speaking to him.