Butterfly Lovers

Premiere of a new Danish fairytale ballet about love in China.

From Friday, May 19, 2017 - Thursday, July 27, 2017

The Pantomime Theatre

The English choreographer and dancer Paul James Rooney has created a new fairytale ballet about a Chinese girl and boy who fall in love. But the girl is forced to marry someone else and the boy dies of a broken heart. The girl follows suit by the boy's grave. Together they are united – as beautiful, fluttering butterflies. Choreography: Paul James Rooney. Costume design: Charlotte Østergaard.


Performers: Dancers from the Tivoli Ballet Theatre.

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