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Hard-hitting contemporary themes dominate Michael Keegan-Dolan’s Swan Lake (Loch na hEala)

Anna Winter reviews Swan Lake/Loch na hEala at Sadler's Wells.

Loch na hEala : Michael Keegan-Dolan's excellent Swan Lake

Michael Keegan-Dolan’s ballet is a stunning exercise in theatrical sleight of hand

Michael Keegan-Dolan’s version of the classic ballet, told with Irish-Nordic folk music, builds to an unexpected moment of rapture

Michael Keegan Dolan has form when it comes to reinventing classic ballet titles. His dark dance theatre versions of Giselle (2003), The Rite of Spring/Petrushka (2013), and now a powerful Swan Lake, don't so much bring ethereal ballet stories down to earth as bury them under shovelfuls of dirt.

Moderne dans møder performancekunst møder storytelling i en genfortolkning af den klassiske ballet “Svanesøen”. Den irske koreograf Michael Keegan-Dolan gæster

The London dates for Swan Lake (Loch na hEala) are almost SOLD OUT. If you would like to see this RITUAL, book your tickets

Swan Lake / Loch na hEala is SOLD Out in Aarhus.

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