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WIN LIMITED EDITION BALLET PRINTS

The prints have been sent as a gift to Raymond Gubbay LTD, the company who have been bringing the Christmas ballets to the Grand Theatre for many years. Robin has also kindly offered to print an extra set for the Grand Theatre to give away in this special competition.

Robin said, “I have been waiting for some time for ballet images to come my way and it has been a real pleasure to work with The Grand again on such a special and enjoyable project.”

If you would like a chance to win this stunning limited edition set of framed ballet prints (1 of only 2 sets ever produced) simply purchase tickets for any of the three Russian State Ballets between 6 and 19 December to be entered into the special prize draw.

Book for Giselle– Friday 10 January 2014

Book for Swan Lake– Saturday 11 January 2014

Book for Sleeping Beauty – Sunday 12 January 2014

Robin Ross started his career in Radio and has worked for Pirate Radio, Radio Caroline, Key 103 and Jazz FM. As a pioneer in interview syndication, Robin has interviewed clients including Paul McCartney, Tina Turner, Take That, Genesis, Radiohead, the Rolling Stones, U2 and The Spice Girls.

In more recent years, Robin has turned his hand to Screen Delivering and has exhibited his art at Arteria Lancaster, Sides Lytham, Arteology in Colne, The Affordable Art Fair in Battersea, The Manchester Buy Art Fair, Mutate Britain and Upfest Bristol. He also curates Sand Sea & Spray, the Urban Art Event in Blackpool which brings together Urban artists from all over the world to paint live in Blackpool.

Formed in 1981, the Russian State Ballet of Siberia has quickly established itself as one of Russia’s leading ballet companies and has built an international reputation for delivering performances of outstanding quality and unusual depth. The soloists and corps de ballet are superb, and never fail to delight audiences with their breathtaking physical ability.

Giselle, the most poignant of all classical ballets, combines powerful emotions and visual splendour in a chilling and heart-rending tale of love, treachery and forgiveness from beyond the grave.

The story of Giselle and her aristocratic but duplicitous lover Albrecht is set to a glorious score and brought to life by the magnificent costumes and virtuoso performances of the Russian State Ballet of Siberia. You can see Giselle at The Grand on Friday 10 January 2014.

Swan Lake, the greatest romantic ballet of all time, is brought to life by Tchaikovsky’s haunting and unforgettable score. From the impressive splendour of the Palace ballroom to the moon-lit lake where swans glide in perfect formation, this compelling tale of tragic romance has it all. You can see Swan Lake on Saturday 11 January 2014.

The final ballet in the trio is every child’s favourite fairy tale Sleeping Beauty on Sunday 12 January. This classic story of love and innocence, mystery and magic is set to Tchaikovsky’s sublime score. Stunning choreography, sumptuous costumes and wonderful sets form the fantasy world in which the Lilac Fairy struggles against the evil Carabosse.

For a chance to win a set of three limited edition ballet prints designed by local print artist Robin Ross, simply purchase at least one ticket for any of the January ballets between 6 and 19 December. You will be automatically entered into the prize draw and the winner will be announced on 20 December.

When purchasing tickets, please ensure you give our Box Office staff a contact telephone number or email address so you may be contacted should you be chosen as the lucky winner.

Book for Giselle– Friday 10 January 2014

Book for Swan Lake– Saturday 11 January 2014

Book for Sleeping Beauty – Sunday 12 January 2014

Alternatively, call the Box Office on 01253 290190