Butterfly Lovers

A new Danish fairytale ballet about love in China.

From Friday, May 4, 2018 - Thursday, June 14, 2018

The Pantomime Theatre

The English choreographer and dancer Paul James Rooney has created a 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.