Ballet

{ "b" : "Ballet: Swan Lake," , "cite" : "St Petersburg Ballet Theatre The Helix, Dublin, December 9."}

16th December, 2006

{ "b" : "Ballet: Swan Lake," , "cite" : "St Petersburg Ballet Theatre The Helix, Dublin, December 9."}

Ginger Rogers quipped that she did everything Fred Astaire did, only backwards and in heels. Not so with the St Petersburg Ballet company. The male dancers outshine the considerable talents of the women - in all directions, and in tights.

The pick of the crop of itinerant Russian ballet companies, St Petersburg Ballet Theatre has taken to the road with four classics...

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