A Russian Triple Bill

Regent Theatre, The Octagon, Dunedin

24/11/2018 - 24/11/2018

Production Details



Following their sell-out performances, A Festival of Russian Ballet, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company return with A Russian Triple Bill. This is the first time that the company have brought this stunning programme to Australia & New Zealand.

Act 1 – Sleeping Beauty (Act III) 
A holiday is declared for the wedding of Princess Aurora & Prince Desire. This is a joyous and happy ballet which will be loved by all.

Act 2 – Les Sylphides 
A short ballet in one act about a young man who while walking at night encounters a group of sylphs or magical woman.

Act 3 – Carmen 
Carmen is a flirtatious and seductive gypsy woman whose love affair with two men ends in tragedy.

“Bold, Brave Russians.”

“In a night that overflows with all things ballet, you can’t help be swept up by the sheer panache of the Imperial Russian Ballet Company dancers.” – The West Australian

Timings: 
– 7:30pm – Act 1 – Sleeping Beauty (Act 3) (45 min) 
– 8:15pm – Interval 1 (20 min) 
– 8:35pm – Act 3 – Les Sylphides (35 min) 
– 9:10pm – Interval 2 (15 min) 
– 9:25pm – Act 3 – Carmen (Act 3) (45 min) 
– 10:10pm – End



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2 hrs 40 mins

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