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Where:

Regent Theatre, Dunedin

When:

7:30PM Wednesday, 3 July, 2019 NZST
BLACK SWAN, WHITE SWAN presented by Royal New Zealand Ballet

BLACK SWAN, WHITE SWAN presented by Royal New Zealand Ballet

Love. Seduction. Betrayal. Redemption.

Temptation is in the air this winter, can you feel it?

Step into the shadows to witness one man's struggle with love and betrayal as the Royal New Zealand Ballet presents Mário Rada?ovský's Black Swan, White Swan, a daring retelling of ballet's most enduring classic, Swan Lake.

A deeply personal take on the classic love story, we follow Siegfried, tormented by sickness, battling his mortality. Caught between two women, the black swan and the white, he struggles with ideal love, pure evil, temptation, and most of all, himself.

Hailed on its 2012 premiere as 'beguiling, captivating, ultimately enigmatic' (Grand Rapids Press), this 21st century version of the story will have you spellbound. A stripped down, elemental retelling of Swan Lake, with the agony and ecstasy of Tchaikovsky's original score at its heart, Black Swan, White Swan will break your heart, yet leave you believing in the redeeming power of love.

This stylish, provocative, profoundly moving ballet is not to be missed - this is a Swan Lake for our time.

Choreography: Mário Radacovský Music: Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Costume design: Patricia Barker Set design: Marek Hollý Projection design: Michael Auer

http://www.rnzb.org.nz | http://www.regenttheatre.co.nz

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