See the beauty of the American Ballet in Brisbane
Graceful pirouettes, dazzling displays of athleticism, stunning costumes and beautiful music - that's just some of what you can expect when the American Ballet Theatre graces Brisbane's stage this August.
On August 28, the company's production of Swan Lake will open at the Lyric Theatre at QPAC and will run until September 4.
You likely know the mystical story that follows the Swan Princess Odette's betrayal and bewitchment. With beautiful court and lake settings, stunning traditional choreography and Tchaikovsky's enchanting score, Swan Lake is the gold standard of ballet.
You don't want to miss these talented performers and the team of artists and creatives bringing this captivating story to life once again, so make your way to Brisbane for the experience.
"With beautiful court and lake settings, stunning traditional choreography and Tchaikovsky's enchanting score, Swan Lake is the gold standard of ballet."
Where to stay in Brisbane
Make sure to organise your holiday accommodation for your time in Brisbane.
Mantra South Bank is a wonderful option. It's just a few minutes' walk from the QPAC Theatre complex, so you can get to the ballet with great ease. What else? It offers hotel rooms, studio apartments and one and two bedroom apartments, so you can make a choice that best suits you.
In addition to this, it's home to the delicious Stone Restaurant and Bar, which also has a pre-theatre menu for you to enjoy before the ballet. It's a favourite on the Brisbane dining scene with its fresh and contemporary menu including delights such as prime beef and tapas. Relax with a drink in hand or savour breakfast, lunch and dinner, too.
What's more, Mantra South Bank also features a 20 metre heated lap pool, a spa and fully equipped gymnasium, so you have plenty of facilities to make the most of during your stay before and after the ballet.