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SWAN LAKE, Finnish National Ballet

Winter themed and inspired by Nordic landscapes, Finnish National Ballet’s new Swan Lake premiered in 2022 as part of the company’s centennial celebrations.

The famous ballet hasn’t been performed since the company’s first production 100 years ago and the latest iteration combines Tchaikovsky’s magnificent music with a visual world of iconic beauty featuring set and costume designs by Gabriela Týlešová. We worked with Gabriela to create unique textile prints that were used in costumes throughout the production.

Odile costume design by Gabriela Tylesova
Neapolitan Princess costume design by Gabriela Týlešová
Swan costume design by Gabriela Týlešová

This was another production that we worked closely with Gabriela to interpret and reproduce elements from her beautiful sketches. Yardage print repeats were developed, and specific placement print pieces engineered which also appear across an array of characters throughout the production.

Court Couples costume design by Gabriela Týlešová

Swan Lake, 2022 Finnish National Ballet

Production Credits

Choreography: David McAllister, after Lev Ivanov and Marius Petipa
Composer: Piotr Tchaikovsky
Set and costume designGabriela Týlešová
Lighting design: Kalle Ropponen

Photo Credits: Roosa Oksaharju