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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo



Ballet is an art form based on tradition, on the ideals of technique, athleticism and gracefulness that have been meticulously perfected over the years. Stereotypes abound in the world of ballet, and Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo defy every one, yet never fail to thrill.

Luxembourg audiences will delight in this troupe's return to the Grand Théâtre, and on leaving this performance are guaranteed to experience a sensation of pure joy.

Founded in 1974 by a group of ballet enthusiasts for the purpose of presenting a playful, entertaining view of traditional, classical ballet in parody form and en travesti. "The Trocks", as they are fondly known, form a company of professional male dancers performing the full range of the ballet and modern dance repertoire, including classical and original works in faithful renditions of the manners and conceits of those dance styles. Comedy is achieved by incorporating and exaggerating the foibles, accidents and underlying incongruities of serious dance. The evening's programme sees some new works in the repertoire: Swan Lake Act 2, Patterns in Space, Esmeralda Pas de Six, Dying Swan and Don Quixote.

» This is the funniest night you'll ever have at the ballet, but, weirdly, also one of the most poignant. The Guardian, Judith Mackrell




Artistic Director Tory Dobrin
Associate Director Isabel Martinez Rivera
General Manager Liz Harler LE LAC DES CYGNES (SWAN LAKE, ACT II)
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovski
Choreography after Lev Ivanovich Ivanov
Costumes by Mike Gonzales
Décor by Jason Courson
Lighting by Kip Marsh
Running time 30 minutes "PAS DE SIX" FROM ESMERALDA
Music by Cesare Pugni
Choreography after Marius Pepita
Staged by Elena Kunikova
Costumes by David Tetrault
Lighting by Kip Marsh
Running time 15 minutes RAYMONDA'S WEDDING
A traditionally confusing divertissement in two scenes
Choreography after Marius Petipa
Music by Alexander Glazunov
Costumes by Mike Gonzales & Ken Busbin
Lighting by Kip Marsh
Décor by chas. b. slackman
Production Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte CarloVendredi 1  DÉCEMBRE 2017 à 20h00 (tickets)
Samedi 2  DÉCEMBRE 2017 à 20h00 (tickets)
DURÉE 1h30 & entractesAdultes 25 , 20 , 15 / Jeunes 8 / Kulturpass bienvenu Lieu: Grand Théâtre / Grande Salle

Dates

Fr 01 December 2017 20:00 Horaire

Venue

Grand Théâtre de la Ville de Luxembourg
1 Rond-point Schuman
L-2525 LUXEMBOURG
Luxembourg

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Contact

www: www.theatres.lu/-p-20002670.html

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