Matthew Bourne’s critically acclaimed interpretation of Swan Lake returns to London with a fresh look for the 21st century.

Retaining the iconic elements of the original production loved by millions around the world, Matthew Bourne and his Associate Artists, award-winning designers Lez Brotherston (Set & Costumes) and Paule Constable (Lighting) are creating an exciting re-imagining of the classic production.

Thrilling, audacious, witty and emotive, this Swan Lake is perhaps still best known for replacing the female corps-de-ballet with a menacing male ensemble, which shattered conventions, turned tradition upside down and took the dance world by storm.

Royal Ballet rising star Matthew Ball joins New Adventures for the entire London season of Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake at Sadler’s Wells in the role of The Swan. Matthew is making his debut with New Adventures and dances four performances each week during the eight-week season at Sadler’s Wells.

Collecting over thirty international accolades including an Olivier Award in the UK and three Tonys on Broadway, Matthew Bourne’s powerful interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece is a passionate and contemporary Swan Lake for our times.

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