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The Story of Swan Lake

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Course: The Story of Swan Lake
Tutor: Bridgett Vane
Start Date: 16th April 2018
Start Time: 09.45am
End Time: 4.00pm
Fee: £59.00 What's included?

Following Swan Lake’s disastrous 1877 Moscow premiere, which devastated Tchaikovsky, the ballet went on to triumph in St Petersburg in 1885 with new choreography by Petipa and Ivanov, confirming its composer’s genius and creating a worldwide success which continues to attract choreographers such as Matthew Bourne. This course is fully illustrated with slides, archive film clips and DVDs. 
 

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Bridgett Vane trained as a dancer and dance teacher. After running a dancing and theatrical retail business, she was press and marketing manager for Southampton’s Nuffield Theatre. A former dance adviser to Southern Arts Association, she was a founder of Southampton Dance Circle, and assisted in the running of the Southern Region of the Royal Academy of Dancing. Bridgett’s work is based on extensive up-to-the-minute research, combining her knowledge and engagement with ballet and dance with a passion for history.

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Just wanted to say a big thank you to you and all the staff at Dillington House for making our day such an enjoyable one. As usual the food was great and the setting and sunshine superb, by the way thanks for organising the sun as well. Charlton Croquet Club