In a unique collaboration between the Shanghai Ballet and renowned British choreographer Derek Deane, a grand production of SWAN LAKE with 80 dancers, will open exclusively at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre on 20th April 2017 for five dazzling performances.

From China’s cultural capital, the Shanghai Ballet showcases impeccable skill, with some of the most precise and graceful dancers Australia has ever seen. Audiences will experience the perfection of Deane’s impressive interpretation of the Tchaikovsky classic in this incomparable and exquisite production of SWAN LAKE.

Along with 450 stunning costumes and 10 tonnes of scenery, the Shanghai Ballet’s 80 dancers, including 48 beautiful swans, will grace the stage of the Regent Theatre in a truly lavish and spectacular production of SWAN LAKE. It is one of the most beloved ballets in the world and tells the classic love story between Prince Siegfried and the Swan Princess Odette divided by the villainous sorcerer Rothbart in a story where true love conquers all.


7:30pm – Thur 20th April – Sat 22nd April / 2pm matinee Sun 23rd April / 6:30pm – Mon 24th April

Venue: Regent Theatre, 191 Collins St, Melbourne

Tickets: $59 – $179 + Transaction fees

Bookings: 1300 111 011 /

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