An Enchanting Classic
Dayton Ballet revives the classic and stunning ballet that is Swan Lake! Performed on the Mead stage with Tchaikovsky's score performed live by the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra. With exquisite sets, costumes, an unforgettable story, and choreography from the one and only Septime Webre, discover just why this fantastical tale is the world's favorite ballet.
What is the story?
Prince Siegfried is urged by his Mother to marry soon - and given a bride who will be presented to him at the ball the following evening. Frustrated at the events, the Prince and his friend take off to hunt Swans. The duo becomes separated and as the Prince aims his bow at a particular swan, it transforms into a beautiful woman; Odette.
Recounting her story, the Prince discovers how she and her flock of Swans are the victims of a curse cast by the evil sorcerer Von Rothbart. With true love the only way to break this evil spell, will the Prince step up, or will Odette and her friends be stuck with wings forever?