Ballet West



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Act I: The Crypt of Dracula’s Castle

In the evening, Count Dracula and his wives awaken in their coffins in the crypt of his castle. In order to satisfy the lust of the Count, his most trusted henchman, Renfield, arrives in the coach with Flora, a lovely young gift from the village.

Act II: The Village

The innkeeper and his wife are celebrating with the villagers the eighteenth birthday of their daughter Svetlana. Frederick, a young man from the village, is in love with her and asks the innkeeper for her hand in marriage. At the height of the festivities, Count Dracula, who has been informed of Svetlana’s beauty, arrives to abduct her.

Act III:

Flora and the other brides await the return of Count Dracula. He enters with Svetlana, who is to become his next bride. At the climax of Svetlana’s imitation, Frederick, accompanied by the priest and the innkeeper, storm into the Count’s bedroom in an attempt to save her.