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Swan Lake

Apine & Gotshalks

Irene Apiné and Jury Gotshalks as Odette and Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake (ca. 1954). Photo by Ken Bell.

The National Ballet of Canada first performed Act II of Swan Lake on November 17, 1953 at St. Peter’s Auditorium in Peterborough.  Husband and wife team Irene Apiné and Jury Gotshalks performed the roles of Odette/Odile and Prince Siegfried. 

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Top image credit: The National Ballet of Canada tutus on display. Photo by Setareh Sarmadi.