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
Friday 24 October – Draíocht, Blanchardstown
Saturday 25 October – Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny
Thursday 30 October – Riverside Theatre, Coleraine
Saturday 1 November – Garage Theatre, Monaghan
Wednesday 5 November – Theatre at the Mill, Newtownabbey
Thursday 6 November – The Burnavon, Cookstown
Friday 7 November – Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen
Saturday 8 November – An Grianán Theatre, Letterkenny
Tues 11 & Wed 12 Nov – Town Hall Theatre, Galway
Friday 14 November – VISUAL, Carlow
Saturday 15 November – Roscommon Arts Centre, Roscommon
Wednesday 19 – Saturday 22 November – Gaiety Theatre, Dublin
Wednesday 26 November – Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo
Friday 28 November – Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise
Sunday 30 November – Wexford Opera House, Wexford
Wednesday 3 December – The Helix, Dublin
Thurs 4 – Sat 6 Dec – The Civic Theatre, Tallaght
Tuesday 9 December – Royal Theatre, Castlebar
Wednesday 10 December – Backstage Theatre, Longford
Thursday 11 December – glór, Sligo
Saturday 13 December – Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
Tuesday 16 December – Lime Tree Theatre, Limerick
Wednesday 17 December – Solstice Arts Centre, Navan
Friday 19 December – The Source Arts Centre, Thurles
Sat 20, 8pm & Sun 21 December – Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray