The legendary Olivier and Evening Standard Award-winning production returns to London.
‘IRRESISTIBLE... the real meaning of the magic of the theatre. DON’T MISS IT’ Jeffery Taylor - Sunday Express
‘STARTLING AND VIBRANT’ Denise Richardson - Dance Australia
‘A gem richly detailed precise and authentic... MAGIC’ Olivia Stewart - The Courier-Mail Brisbane
‘Luke Schaufuss shone like a beacon over the production... the perfect romantic lover... dancing with spectacular strength’ Peter Pinne Stage - Whispers Australia
Since its Olivier and Evening Standard Award-winning premiere season in London in 1979, La Sylphide has been presented by many of the world’s leading ballet companies to worldwide acclaim.
Casting includes exciting new stars; third generation of Royal Danish Bournonville trained, Tara and Luke Schaufuss (The Observer and The Guardian - London ‘Rising Star of Dance 2015’) and QLB’s exciting Cuban ballerina Yanela Piñera and sensational high jumping Chinese Qi Huan.
The Peter Schaufuss production has also been seen by millions around the world in the BBC’s award-winning TV production.
Australia’s Queensland Ballet, under the direction of international former star dancer and author Li Cunxin known for his bestselling book and movie Mao’s Last Dancer, will be making its London Coliseum debut with La Sylphide. The Company now enjoys international acclaim and holds a permanent place as one of Australia’s Premier Ballet Companies.
Music: Herman von Løvenskjold. Performed with a live orchestra conducted by Andrew Mogrelia.
Premium seats and VIP passes available.
Supported by the Australian Government, Queensland Government and BG Group.