The State Ballet Theater of Ukraine presents Swan Lake on Wednesday, November 24 at 7:oopm at the DeYor Performing Arts Center. Though not an instant hit on its 1877 premiere, Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake enthralling story, timeless score, and unforgettable choreography grew in popularity over time, making it the most in-demand ballet in the world. With over 55 dancers, The State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine has drawn critical acclaim in performances throughout Europe. Now for the first time, this respected Ukrainian State Theatre heads to the US with their breathtaking production, replete with Petipa and Ivanov’s original steps, glittering tutus, and sumptuous sets, ready to draw you into the fantasy all over again!
The State Ballet Theater of Ukraine will perform in America and Canada 2021-2022 season! This unique project will provide an opportunity to get acquainted with 55 ballet dancers, who represent the highest level of classical ballet art in the world! The company is recognized as one of the most prestigious institutions of classical ballet in Ukraine. It can boast a hugely varied repertoire, carrying the honor and task to preserve the great Ukrainian dances’ precious heritage. A part of the company’s collection has always been the great masterpieces of classical ballet, from “Sylphide” by Bournonville, to “Giselle” by Adam, “Don Quixote” and “La Bayadère” by Minkus, “Sleeping Beauty,” “The Nutcracker” and “Swan Lake” by Tchaikovsky, “Cinderella” by Prokofiev to the various twentieth-century ballets by Stravinsky, Falla, and Shchedrin. The ballet company consists of the best performers, graduates of prestigious Ukrainian and world choreography schools. Many talented artists have danced with The State Ballet Theater company in its different periods, and many of them have been soloists in major international companies. Due to the many tours worldwide, The State Ballet Theater of Ukraine has earned a first-class international reputation.
For tickets, visit the DeYor Performing Arts Center website.