Delving into the dark history and physical demands behind ballet favorite Swan Lake.

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Why has Swan Lake survived more than 100 years after its creation?

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Who better to answer this and lead us through the physically strenuous and emotionally fraught saga of the beloved ballet than world-famous dancer Tamara Rojo. With unprecedented access, the disarmingly candid Tamara reveals the demanding preparation required to undertake this dance marathon and explains the story behind the swan.

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