Music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky Choreography after Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov This full-scale production, set to the music of Pyotr Tchaikovsky and based on German legend, follows a heroic young prince as he works to free the beautiful swan maiden from an evil spell. This is the company’s first visit to the US with 55 of the brightest ballet stars to bring this romantic tale of true love to life. The National Ballet Theatre of Odessa is located within the prestigious Opera Theater, where the greatest divas of ballet, from Anna Pavlova to Galina Ulanova and Maya Plisetskaya, performed. The company is recognized as one of the most prestigious institutions of classical ballet in Ukraine. It boasts an extremely varied repertoire, carrying the honor to preserve the precious heritage of the great Ukraine ballets. A part of the company’s repertoire has always been the great masterpieces of classic ballet — from Sylphideby Bournonville, Giselle by Adam; Don Quixote and La bayadère by Minkus; Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker and Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky, to the various twentieth century ballets by Prokofiev, Stravinsky, Falla and Shchedrin. The ballet company consists of the best performers, who are graduates of the prestigious Ukrainian choreography schools. Many talented artists have danced with the company and become soloists in major international companies. Over the years, the National Ballet Theatre of Odessa, Ukraine ballet has earned its first-class international reputation. This ballet will be four acts with one intermission