Swan Lake presented by Vienna Festival Ballet
Saturday 4 June 2016, 7:30pm
Tickets: Full £19, Theatre Club & Under 16’s £17
(Don’t forget to use the ‘CIF’ code for £5 festival discount per ticket)
(Please note, there is also a chance to attend – An Audience With Vienna Festival Ballet on Friday June 3rd at 7:30pm tickets are £12 – however there is no festival discount for this performance)
For one night only Vienna Festival Ballet is giving an audience the opportunity to attend an onstage rehearsal on Friday 3 June at Camberley Theatre. You will be able to ask members of this highly acclaimed ballet company questions, witness how dancers prepare for performance, and watch a rehearsal as a precursor to the following evening’s performance.
On Saturday 4 June witness a performance of Swan Lake. One of the best known love stories with lavish costumes, stunning scenery, international stars, and glorious music from Tchaikovsky. Swan Lake is the most popular ballet in the world. It’s the ballet that captures like no other the full range of human emotions – from hope to despair, from terror to tenderness, from melancholy to ecstasy.
Vienna Festival Ballet was founded by the celebrated Austrian dancer Peter Mallek. Gill Mallek, Executive Director of Vienna Festival Ballet originates from Camberley and is delighted to bring this show to her hometown.
Gill attended Tomlinscote School and Sixth Form College before going on to attend Elmhurst Ballet School. Elmhurst Ballet School was originally established in the early 1900’s in Camberley, however, it is now an associate of the Birmingham Royal Ballet. The productions Ballet Mistress, Emily Hufton also attended this prestigious Camberley ballet school.
Since the company’s first performance over 35 years ago, the company has grown and prospered. Engaging talented international dancers from all corners of the globe, this dynamic company brings vitality, energy and exuberance and continues to delight audiences throughout Europe with their dazzling yet faithful to tradition productions.