Sadler's Sampled: Dada Masilo - Swan Lake

Sadler's Sampled: Dada Masilo - Swan Lake

Sadlers Wells

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  • Booking from: Friday, 4 October 2019 -
    Booking until: Saturday, 5 October 2019
  • Running time: 70 minutes
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Sadler's Sampled: Dada Masilo - Swan Lake description

South African choreographer Dada Masilo is not afraid of reinventing a classic.

Her Swan Lake, which opened Sadler’s Wells Sampled in 2014, placed her male Odile in pointe shoes.

For Giselle, Masilo places the definitive Romantic heroine in South Africa.

Deserted by her lover, Giselle, danced by Masilo herself, is guided by a Sangoma, a traditional healer, in a trailblazing feminist take on the classical ballet.

Featuring a contemporary score by South African composer Philip Miller, which pays homage to the Adolphe Adam’s score, and traditional Tswana dance styles, Masilo’s Giselle is a fearless exploration of betrayal and revenge.

Playing at Sadlers Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4TN GB (venue info)

Sadlers Wells Directions

Age restrictions

Under 5's not admitted

Performance Times
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Fri 19:30
Sat 19:30
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Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4TN GB Sadler's Sampled: Dada Masilo - Swan Lake Cast
Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4TN GB Sadler's Sampled: Dada Masilo - Swan Lake Cast
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