October 12 – 13, 2019
A spellbinding story of heroism and romance! Based on a Russian folk tale, The Firebird is a captivating tale of a magical glowing bird and a prince who enters an enchanted world. Follow Prince Ivan and the Firebird as they join forces to break the evil spell of Kashchei, the wicked magician. Originally choreographed by Michel Fokine in 1910, this beguiling one-act ballet is set to the music of Igor Stravinsky. This production of The Firebird was choreographed for Festival Ballet Theatre by esteemed choreographer Nikolai Kabaniaev in 2010.
The performance will include excerpts from the famous Ballet Russes repertoire.
At the Irvine Barclay Theatre
Saturday, October 12, 2019 @ 7:00 PM
Sunday, October 13, 2019 @ 2:00 PM
Tickets: $35 – $45