Classical Arts Entertainment presents
The State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine
DECEMBER 23, 2021
The most loved and mesmerizing of classical ballets, “Swan Lake” was Tchaikovsky’s first. It was composed in 1875, and over 100 years later, it remains a favorite, with ballet companies regularly performing it throughout the world. This is a full-length Ballet in Two Acts with One Intermission. The full-scale production, set to the music of Pyotr Tchaikovsky and based on folklore and legend, follows a heroic young prince as he works to free the beautiful swan maiden from an evil spell.
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.