Presented by Grand Kyiv Ballet of Ukraine
From the trauma and heartbreak of war in their country, to the major cities of USA and Europe, and now to the stages of Australia. This is the Grand Kyiv Ballet of Ukraine.
Act One – The Ukrainian showpieceForest Song
This legendary ballet, which for over 75 years remains the pride of Ukraine. Forest Song is a magical love story, full of mysticism alongside the conflict between the human world and nature. It tells a tale of love and the fearless and brave Mavka, who longs for peace in her world, just as Ukraine longs for peace in her country today.
Forest Song is performed for the first time ever in Australia
Act Two – Don Quixote
This flamboyant and festive Spanish ballet is a much-loved romantic comedy. It tells the story of a courageous but troubled man's quest for love. Gypsies, bullfighters, lavish costumes, breath-taking dancers and an inspiring music score ensures that Don Quixote is a not-to-be-missed experience.
Two sensational performances. One magnificent evening of ballet.
The magnificent Civic Theatre is the heart and soul of live performance in Newcastle, NSW Australia. It is a proscenium arch theatre seating 1474 in two tiers (stalls 859, dress circle 615) combining the grandeur and atmosphere of the stately historic theatres, with the comfort, technology and professional capability of today. The Civic Theatre also contains spaces for smaller more intimate functions or VIP events including the Civic Bar and Promenade Room and Balcony.
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