Moscow

tough yet beguilingly poetic. http://www.limelightmagazine.com.au/review-swan-lakeloch-na-heala-teaċ-daṁsa

★★★★½ A Swan Lake set in Ireland that is tough yet beguilingly poetic.

A Paean to the Power of Love http://www.theaustralian.com.au/arts/stage/swan-lake-loch-na-heala-soaring-retelling-of-a-traditional-paean-to-the-power-of-love/news-story/3aac928f24f3571ee0df596bce214a74

Michael Keegan-Dolan’s Swan Lake is unsparingly black in so many ways, starting with its indelible image of a near-naked, bleating man tethered to a block of concrete. The people in this midlands Irish community are damaged, the humour plentiful but grim, and the prospects grimmer.

http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/dance/swan-lakeloch-na-heala-review-a-powerful-reimagining-of-a-classic-20170831-gy7v3f.html

This version of Swan Lake is a tragic Irish tale of a sad young man dragged down by melancholy. His father has died and his mother, from her wheelchair, is trying desperately to get him married.

Sydney Bus Stop

https://neighbourhoodpaper.com/culture/swan-lake-loch-na-heala-an-interview-with-the-choreographer-michael-keegan-dolan/

“To be really upfront with you, I’m not a fan of classical ballet,” he says. “I don’t believe them, I don’t think it’s truth.”