Swan Lake

In Theaters Feb 5

Bolshoi Ballet

Swan Lake

A ballet of ultimate beauty and a score of unparalleled perfection born at the Bolshoi in 1877. In the dual role of white swan Odette and her rival black swan Odile, prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova exudes both vulnerability and cunning through superb technical mastery, alongside the powerful and emotional Siegfried, Denis Rodkin. Including breathtaking scenes with the Bolshoi’s corps de ballet, this is classical ballet at its finest.

  • Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  • Choreography: Yuri Grigorovich
  • Libretto: Yuri Grigorovich
  • Cast: Svetlana Zakharova (Odette/Odile), Denis Rodkin (Prince Siegfried), Artemy Belyakov (the Evil Genius), Igor Tsvirko (the Fool)
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Swan Lake

Run Time: 3 hours

Categories: Arts & Entertainment

Swan Lake Cast

Odette/Odile

Svetlana Zakharova

Odette/Odile

Svetlana Zakharova

Odette/Odile

Born in Lutsk, in the Ukraine. In 1989, she entered Kiev Choreographic School. In Kiev, she trained with Valery Sulegina. Having finished six years at the Kiev School, Zakharova took part in a young dancers’ competition Vaganova-Prix in St. Petersburg. Her phenomenal physique (extraordinary flexibility, big step, stability, stable rotation) were noted at once.

Prince Siegfried

Denis Rodkin

Prince Siegfried

Denis Rodkin

Prince Siegfried

Born in Moscow. In 2009, after graduation from Moscow State Academic Dance Theatre Gzhel he joined the Bolshoi Ballet Company where he started to rehearse with Nikolai Tsiskaridze. Now his master-repetiteur is Yuri Vladimirov. In 2013, graduated from Bolshoi Ballet Academy (The Faculty of Education).
The Evil Genius

Artemy Belyakov

The Evil Genius

Artemy Belyakov

The Evil Genius

In 2010, after graduation from Bolshoi Ballet Academy (Ilya Kuznetsov’s class) he joined the Bolshoi Ballet Company where he started to rehearse with Mikhail Lavrovsky and Valery Lagunov. Now his master-repetiteur is Alexander Vetrov. During his school-days he played the part of Colas in Yuri Grigorovich’s production of La fille mal gardee.
The Fool

Igor Tsvirko

The Fool

Igor Tsvirko

The Fool

Born in Odintsovo (Moscow Region). In 2007, on completing his studies at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy where he studied with Alexander Bondarenko, he joined the Bolshoi Ballet Company. He rehearses with Alexander Vetrov.

Presented By

The Bolshoi Ballet

The Bolshoi Ballet

The Bolshoi Ballet

The Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, was founded in 1776 and to this day remains a spearhead of Russian culture as one of the largest and most celebrated ballet companies in the world. 

For the 7th consecutive season, the Bolshoi Ballet opens its doors to viewers across the world to attend their outstanding performances in over 1,600 cinemas internationally.

BY Experience

BY Experience

BY Experience

Worldwide Distributor of The Met: Live in HD and TED Cinema Experience, Distributor (ex-UK) National Theatre Live and Bolshoi Ballet (North America). Since 2003, BY Experience has delivered unique programs to over 3,000 cinemas, in over 75 countries.

Pathé Live

Pathé Live

Pathé Live

Pathé Live is the exclusive producer and the worldwide distributor of the Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema Series. Broadcast from the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, these performances are produced and financed by Pathé Live, and reach over 1600 cinemas in 60 countries.

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