The ballet which has captivated audiences for decades.
‘Perfectly formed and translucent production of the romantic classic’
The Irish Times
Ballet Ireland is delighted to present a national tour of Swan Lake, one of the great love stories of classical ballet, to 25 theatres throughout Ireland.
This most famous of ballets combines romantic themes, classical technique and ethereal imagery, with Tchaikovsky majestic score, to ensure this masterpiece’s immortality.
Swan Lake tells the story of Odette, a beautiful princess, who turned into a swan by day by evil magician Von Rothbart’s, only to regain her human form at night. Out hunting by the lakeside, Prince, Siegfried encounters her and falls madly in love with her. But will he be able to break Von Rothbart’s spell…?
This enduring story of love and tragedy, good and evil, and has enthralled audiences since it premiered in 1877.
‘Moving production…beautifully choreographed’
The Sunday Business Post
‘exuberant and beautiful production’
Irish Mail on Sunday
Dancers: Sanna Kaappola, Richard Bermange, Niklas Blomqvist, Katie Deacon, Hélène Douesnard, Haruka Fukumizu, Chris Furlong, Céline Le Grelle, Suzy Halstead, Garance Hurfin, Jason Inniss, Maria Ledesma, James Löffler, Paul Oliver, Kesi Olley-Dorey, Diarmaid O’Meara, Angela Revie, Michael Revie, Steffi Thomas, Sayako Tomiyoshi, Ryoko Yagyu
Apprentices: Kate Haughton, Aisling Kennedy
TOUR DATES 2014:
Draíocht, Blanchardstown Friday 24 October
Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny Saturday 25 October
Riverside Theatre, Coleraine Thursday 30 October
Garage Theatre, Monaghan Saturday 1 November
Theatre at the Mill, Newtownabbey Wednesday 5 November
The Burnavon, Cookstown Thursday 6 November
Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen Friday 7 November
An Grianán Theatre, Letterkenny Saturday 8 November
Town Hall Theatre, Galway Tues 11 & Wed 12 Nov
VISUAL, Carlow Friday 14 November
Roscommon Arts Centre, Roscommon Saturday 15 November
Gaiety Theatre, Dublin Wednesday 19 – Saturday 22 November
Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo Wednesday 26 November
Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise Friday 28 November
Wexford Opera House, Wexford Sunday 30 November
The Helix, Dublin Wednesday 3 December
The Civic Theatre, Tallaght Thurs 4 – Sat 6 Dec
Royal Theatre, Castlebar Tuesday 9 December
Backstage Theatre, Longford Wednesday 10 December
glór, Sligo Thursday 11 December
Siamsa Tíre, Tralee Saturday 13 December
Lime Tree Theatre, Limerick Tuesday 16 December
Solstice Arts Centre, Navan Wednesday 17 December
The Source Arts Centre, Thurles Friday 19 December
Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray Sat 20, 8pm & Sun 21 December