7 jaw-dropping pics from Swan Lake on Ice in Cape Town

2016-01-19 10:29

Cape Town - The world’s premier theatrical ice skating company, The Imperial Ice Stars, are currently in Cape Town with a dynamic new interpretation of the award-winning masterpiece Swan Lake on Ice.

The acclaimed production is on stage at the Artscape Opera House from 14 to 31 January 2016.

Performed in the intimate setting of a frozen theatre stage, to Tchaikovsky’s famous and well-loved score, this production of Swan Lake on Ice introduces a new prologue to the classic tale, humanising the legend of a princess turned into a swan by an evil sorcerer.  

The show features exhilarating new choreography and some of the world’s most stylish dancing on ice from artistic director, Tony Mercer.

The cast consists out of 24 Olympic, World, European and National Championship level skaters, who between them hold more than 250 competition medals.

The show is filled with awe-inspiring acrobatics, aerial gymnastics and spectacular new pyrotechnic effects add drama and mystery to the theatrical experience.

The costuming has also been refined for this new production, with some dazzling and sophisticated designs from renowned costumier Albina Gabueva of Moscow’s Stanislavsky Theatre, and made by the famous Bolshoi Ballet’s costume cutters.

You can buy tickets here right now.

Check out these 7 jaw-dropping pics from the show:

(Photos: Nardus Engelbrecht/Channel24)

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