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La Bayadère

Mariinsky Ballet Working Rehearsal

With forbidden love, shocking betrayal, and a spectral voyage to the afterlife, this enchanting journey to a fabled past radiates with colorful characters, vibrant sets and costumes, and virtuosic moments. But nothing will prepare you for the entrance of the “Shades,” a seemingly endless line of ghostly maidens in white, floating in perfect synchronicity across the stage. Famed choreographer Marius Petipa created La Bayadère for the Mariinsky more than 140 years ago, and this dazzling ballet continues to be “theirs” well into the 21st century.

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