National Ballet Theatre of Odessa’s
Full-length Ballet in Four Acts
Music By Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography after Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov
This full-scale production, set to the music of Pyotr Tchaikovsky and based on Russian folklore and German legend, follows a heroic young prince as he works to free the beautiful swan maiden from an evil spell.
This is the legendary National Ballet Theatre of Odessa’s first visit to The United States of America, with 55 talented and bright ballet stars to bring this romantic tale of true love to glorious life!
DON’T MISS IT!
The Ballet of the Odessa National Opera, is situated within the building of the prestigious Opera Theater, where the greatest divas of Russian ballet performed on stage, from Anna Pavlova to Galina Ulanova and Maya Plisetskaya. Since 2009 the ballet manager has been Yuri Vasyuchenko, an Honorary Artist of Russia and exclusive soloist for Bolshoi in its glorious era under the tutelage of Yuri Grigorovich.
The Odessa company is recognized as one of the most prestigious institutions of classical ballet in Russia and can boast an extremely varied repertoire, carrying the honor and the task to preserve the precious heritage of the great Russian ballets. A part of the company’s repertoire has always been the great masterpieces of classic 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, to the various twentieth century ballets by Prokofiev, Stravinsky, Falla, and Shchedrin.
The ballet company consists of the best performers, graduates of prestigious Ukrainian and Russian choreography schools. Many talented artists have danced with the Odessa National Opera company in its different periods and many of them have been soloists in major international companies. Over the years, due to the many tours all over the globe, the National Opera of Odessa ballet has earned its first-class international reputation.