the beloved ballet returns
Lauded by critics and audiences alike when it first premiered in 2009, Helgi Tomasson's production of Swan Lake returns as part of the acclaimed Artistic Director's final season with the Company. Seduction, innocence and sorcery are the key themes in the world's most famous ballet, adapted from Marius Petipa's original work, complete with stunning costumes, and ethereal special effects.
What is the story?
Dashing Prince Siegfried is urged by his mother to marry soon, telling him to make his choice at the upcoming royal ball. In defiance, the young man heads out to the forest to hunt where he witnesses an event that will change his life forever - the transformation of a simple swan into a beautiful woman - Odette, who is under a spell of a wicked sorcercer. The only way to break this spell is for one who has never loved before to love her. However, the sorcerer has his own designs on the Kingdom, and plots to get it with a secret weapon that looks remarkably like the innocent Odette...