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Swan Lake/Loch na hEala


  • Playwright

    Michael Keegan-Dolan 

  • Adapted From Notes

    Adapted from Swan Lake. 

  • Synopsis

    With beautiful dancing and powerful imagery, this new Swan Lake is rooted in the Midlands of Ireland, where ancient mythology and the modern world collide.

  • Play Type


    Number Of Acts


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    01 October 2016

  • Production Notes

    Co-produced by Sadler's Wells Theatre London, Colours International Dance Festival, Theaterhaus Stuttgart and Theatre de la Ville. Produced as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival 2016.

  • Producer

    Co-produced by Teac Damsa and Dublin Theatre Festival

  • Original Venue

    O'Reilly Theatre

Original Cast  
Performer Mikel Murfi
Performer Carys Staton
Performer Erik Nevin
Performer Alexander Leonhartsberger
Performer Saku Koistinen
Performer Anna Kaszuba
Performer Zen Jefferson
Performer Danny Diamond
Performer Elizabeth Cameron Dalman
Performer Aki
Performer Rachel Poirier
Performer Kevin Murphy
Performer Molly Walker
Production Team  
Director Michael Keegan-Dolan
Set Designer Sabine Dargent
Lighting Designer Adam Silverman
Producer Johnny O'Reilly
Costume Designer Hyemi Shin
Sound Manager Sandra O'Mahony
Choreographer Michael Keegan-Dolan
Lighting Manager Tom Rohan
Music by Slow Moving Clouds
Company Administrator Catherine Finn
Production Manager Peter Jordan
Deputy Stage Manager Sinéad Cormack
Assistant Stage Manager Roísín Page
Company Stage Manager Marina Kilby
Lighting Programmer Colm Robinson
Costume Supervisor Amanda Donovan

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Teac Damsa

  • Address

    Corca Dhuibhne
    Co. Kerry
    Republic of Ireland

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Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken for the play's original production programme.