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Tulsa Ballet Presents a New Staging of "Swan Lake"

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Aired on Tuesday, March 21st.

This coming weekend -- on March 24th, 25th, and 26th -- Tulsa Ballet will present "Swan Lake," the classic 19th-century ballet, with music by Tchaikovsky, about a young maiden who has been trapped in the form of a swan by an evil sorcerer's curse. Our guest on StudioTulsa is Marcello Angelini, the Artistic Director of Tulsa Ballet, who tells us about this new production. It's a piece he knows very well, having danced it scores of times as a young dancer in his native Italy and then, later, as a member of the Kiev Institute of Dance in the former Soviet Union. Angelini also created much of the choreography for this new production, which will be staged at the Tulsa PAC. It's the first time Tulsa Ballet has staged this classic in six years. (For more information and tickets, please go to the Tulsa Ballet website.)

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