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An original ballet based on the classic Swan Lake.


18 Aug 2017 | 11am & 7pm

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The Melbourne Ballet Company proudly presents Archè, an original ballet based on the classic Swan Lake.

Archè, meaning the principle from which all things arise, isan innovative production that takes its inspiration primarily from the age-old classic, Swan Lake, with inspiration taken from the Greek Myth - Leda and The Swan and The Dying Swan. It explores and embraces much of the original narrative and some of the classical repertoire.

Director at the MBC, Simon Hoy, has structured the production to reflect his unique choreographic style and has linked this with a powerful musical score comprising music excerpts drawn from Tchaikovsky, Einaudi, Arnalds, Morricone, Jean-Renaud and Elgar. The end result is an emotionally charged production, which has already received extremely positive critical acclaim and is suitable for audiences everywhere.

Bellbird's Head Chef, Federico Rekowski will be preparing a special pre-theatre dinner meal for the 7:00pm performance of Archè. For $22, you can enjoy a delightful course, which includes free range duck breast, fennel puree & rhubarb tarte tatin. (vegetarian and gluten free options available) - BOOK PRE-THEATRE DINNER HERE

Exquisite is the only word to describe Melbourne Ballet Company’s latest production Archè!


Event Information


Duration80 min
(inc. 20 min interval)

AgesAll Ages

Cost$40 Adult
$35 Conc/Senior
$20 Child
$80 Family 4
$98 Family 5
$30 Group (10+)
$18 Schools

Phone02 9824 1121


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