Swan Lake, New York City Ballet
Illustrator: Valeria Docampo
Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
Publisher: Little Simon (2019)
This lavishly illustrated book follows the storyline, choreography, costumes and sets of the New York City Ballet’s production of Swan Lake. With beautiful art illustrated by Valeria Docampo, this magnificent retelling is a perfect gift for an aspiring ballerina or any family who wants to add this enchanting and classic tale to their library.
About the New York City Ballet:
New York City Ballet is one of the foremost dance companies in the world, with a roster of spectacular dancers and an unparalleled repertory. The company was founded in 1948 by George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirsten and it quickly became world known for its athletic and contemporary style. In 1964, New York City Ballet moved to its current home in Lincoln Center where it performs twenty-one weeks of each year. Widely acknowledged for its enduring contributions to dance, NYCB is committed to promoting creative excellence and nurturing a new generation of dancers and choreographers.
About Valeria Docampo:
Valeria Docampo taught art and graphic design before dedicating herself to illustrating full-time. She resides in Lyon, France.