March 26, 2022 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Kiva Auditorium at the Albuquerque Convention Center
401 2nd Street NW
Albuquerque NM 87102
$49 - $119

Russian Ballet Theatre, an independent ballet company with a multinational cast presents a new breathtaking production of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s timeless classic Swan Lake.

Swan Lake features the story of Odette, a princess who falls under the spell of an evil sorcerer.  Only Prince Siegfried’s devotion can save her.  The ballet combines pure romanticism and tragedy in a magical tale of love and deception.

It is all the splendor which has mesmerized ballet audiences for over a century, plus a bit more. Gorgeous, detailed hand painted sets and added choreography accent the production. Radiant hand sewn costumes following designs originally envisioned by the great theater masters enlighten further.

The dancers are from nine different countries, including Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, Armenia, Japan, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Kyrgyzstan. The United States-owned ballet company gather on one stage to honor the traditions of classical Russian Ballet.

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Choreographer Nadezhda Kalinina (Mariinsky Theatre, Teatro Lirico, Omsk State Music Theatre) lovingly retouches the oldest St. Petersburg version of the ballet and adds her vision and something more, that undoubtedly will leave audiences flushed with emotion. RBT’s dancers bring her choreography to life along with the new exquisite hand-painted sets and 150 new hand-sewn costumes. Designed by the young, accomplished Sergei Novikov (Mariinsky Theatre, Omsk State Music Theatre, St. Petersburg State Music Hall), these are in the century-old tradition of the great theatrical masters. SFX makeup by Award-winning Irina Strukova (Crazy Rich Asians, Netflix, HBO) completes the already perfect glittering fantasy that is Swan Lake!

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RBT official website: www.russianballettheatre.com 

Artist Pre-sale – June 28, 2021 @ 10 AM  |  Public Sale – July 1, 2021 @ 10 AM

Tickets are also available at Ticketmaster.com