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Unformatted text preview: Swan Lake Original version-Both are based on escaping evil. [Von Roth Gard]. Achieve realm of higher forms. Von Roth Gard casts a spell on the maidens to turn them into swans. Odeete: White swan princess that Sigfried [the prince] falls in love with. Pas de deux: you always find that performed in ballet. Corps de Ballet: A group of dancers. Convention. Geometric movements. All are doing the same thing. There is a big party where the prince has to choose his bride. Von Roth Gard disguises his daughter Odeele [black swan] to trick the prince. Von Roth Gard will get his power back only if he destroys the prince and Odeete’s love. So he needs the prince to declare his love to Odeele. Prince finds out and ends up with Odeete....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course DANCE 9999 taught by Professor Chapman during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.
- Spring '08