A SWAN LAKE Performance capture | Dance-theatre + opera 98' | 2014 Director: Jeff Tudor
Alexander Ekman's witty, inventive take on the most famous ballet of all. Act 1 is part stage play, part dance theatre, telling the story of the very first, disastrous production of Swan Lake in 1877. The dancers of the Norwegian National Ballet are joined on stage by acclaimed actors Fridtjov Såheim (Lilyhammer) and Jan Gunnar Røise, as well as soprano Elisabeth Teige from the Norwegian National Opera. In Act 2, the stage is filled with 5,000 litres of water and the swans are given a 21st century makeover in neoprene costumes by Danish fashion designer Henrik Vibskov.
Co-producers: NRK - Norwegian National Opera & Ballet First broadcast: NRK 2014 DistributionEuroArts
Recorded at the Oslo Opera House Choreography: Alexander Ekman Music: Mikael Karlsson photo by Erik Berg | Camilla Spidsøe & Melissa Hough