English Youth Ballet - Swan Lake

Friday, June 16, 2017 to Saturday, June 17, 2017

English Youth Ballet present Swan Lake
 
English Youth Ballet has established a formidable reputation for classic dramatic productions of the famous full length classical ballets. EYB gives young dancers a wonderful performance opportunity to dance alongside the professional principals in the corps de ballet and solo roles in Swan Lake.
 
Swan Lake promises to be a traditional production but with particular emphasis on the rivalry between the seductive evil Black Swan Odile and the beautiful but vulnerable White Swan Odette, as they compete for the affections of the Prince.
 
Set in Russia in at the time when the Marinsky Ballet was popular with the Tsar and the Russian nobility, Baron Von Rothbart, Director of the Russian Ballet schemes to secure Royal patronage through the marriage of his daughter Odile to the Tsar’s son. Odette is eventually betrayed in this famous ballet which leads to a tragic and dramatic end. The sets designed by Sebastian Petit depict the contrast between the beautiful Act 2 Lakeside scene and the sumptuousness of the Tsar’s Palace Gardens in Act 3. Keith Bish’s Swan costume designs spectacularly enhance this dramatically bold production.
 
English Youth Ballet’s professional principal dancers lead the pageantry of a large cast of up to 100 young talented regional dancers in this highly acclaimed and phenomenally successful ballet company.
 
“English Youth Ballet is a triumph”
Dance Expression
 

Event Information

Things to do nearby

Events nearby

Accommodation nearby

Did you know?

L.S. Lowry spent his holidays in Sunderland at Seaburn, painting scenes of the coast, port and coal mines. The city is the home to one of the best collections of L.S. Lowry paintings in England.

Twitter

RT : fun - Wed 30 May, 'Create and Make' session from 11am-12.30pm and 1.30-3pm Get your youngsters along to t… https://t.co/f2o0BDfgoz 5 hours 16 min ago
RT : Joining us for Matilda the Musical? Check out our kids menu - 2 courses for £7! 🍽️🍕 ✔️ Cheese & Tomato Pizza ✔️ Sa… https://t.co/PI62NmeT24 5 hours 16 min ago
RT : It is a truth universally acknowledged... that when Dyad Productions comes to ACW, they bring down the house! The… https://t.co/AIbnJl8xbR 5 hours 17 min ago
RT : If you want to sit back, relax and enjoy in st… https://t.co/T5s9T52gwh 2 days 18 hours ago
Great news! We always knew our beaches were some of the best. https://t.co/IUBC8e7ssX 4 days 4 hours ago
RT : Here's a sneak preview of John Kippin's work from his exhibition 'Romanitas' - opening tomorrow Fri 18 May 6-8pm! J… https://t.co/tpxaLGyEgO 4 days 10 hours ago
RT : Park and ride, coach parking and Blue Badge parking is now available to book online. https://t.co/WWSMUxkahT https://t.co/nrRFz3lIqr 4 days 12 hours ago
Great to see our fabulous Museum and Winter Gardens on your list we really love it too - t… https://t.co/vGTTmCGWDx 4 days 12 hours ago
If you're looking for some crafty activities for May half term we think these look like great fun! https://t.co/i7Mf2yOG3W 4 days 12 hours ago
RT : 📻Tune into from 2pm today to catch & aka Mr & Mrs Wormwood chatting all things… https://t.co/tYk3Br7Sfy 4 days 12 hours ago
RT : THE 20 MILE BIG BIKE RIDE Over the next week we will be sharing all of the routes of the BIG Bike Rides, starting… https://t.co/L5xwrUzngH 5 days 9 hours ago
RT : WIN A PLACE IN THE TALL SHIPS RACES 2018! https://t.co/QgO4ho8DB2 https://t.co/1C0IgQPeMR 5 days 10 hours ago
RT : Are you ready for a hoot of a show when hits our stage next month? ❓Did you know - Georgina Leonidas… https://t.co/giXMaCxjMA 5 days 10 hours ago
RT : Fancy getting involved in one of the two exciting new courses at Houghton Library & Customer Services Centre - Digi… https://t.co/hOf3C4NJSf 5 days 10 hours ago
If you're planning your trip to this year's Sunderland Airshow why not make your travel easier by taking an officia… https://t.co/VncdCfA1Mr 5 days 14 hours ago

Facebook

Download the See it Do it app

Sign up to our newsletter