La Bayadère: The Temple Dancer (Houston Ballet)

Calgary / Apr 30 to May 02
Edmonton / May 08 to May 09



"Big-scale dances and juicy plot”

-Houston Chronicle

A fire God, opium dreams, and a crashing temple – Stanton Welch’s La Bayadère is classical ballet with a touch of Bollywood performed by the world-acclaimed Houston Ballet. This lively story features lavish scenery depicting the jungles of India and the famous Shades scene, staged for the entire corps de ballet.


Choreography: Stanton Welch, after Marius Petipa
Music: Ludwig Minkus
Arrangement: John Lanchbery
Conductor: Ermanno Florio
Scenic and Costume Design: Peter Farmer
Lighting Design: Francis Croese


Featuring live accompaniment from the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra & Edmonton Symphony Orchestra



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