27/11/2015 12:13 PM AEDT | Updated 02/08/2016 3:22 PM AEST

WATCH: A Sneak Peek Of The Australian Ballet's Sleeping Beauty -- The Hardest Of All Ballets To Master

The Australian Ballet's longest serving artistic director David McCallister is making his debut as choreographer with The Sleeping Beauty -- a ballet viewed by critics as the hardest to master for both creator and performer.