A man’s life is irrevocably changed when he has children. Barbies, tea parties, dressing up, and reams of Frozen have all become commonplace. Additional popular choices for a female father include ballet and tutus.
One group of fathers grew weary of their daughters enjoying ballet at the exclusion of them. They therefore founded their own ballet company for a unique presentation.
If these fathers were going to pursue ballet, they would devote themselves entirely to the timeless Swan Lake.
For their big performance, eight dads donned white shirts, shorts, and pink tutus. They gathered before going on stage for a Women’s Day event where they showcased their best performances. These fathers practiced so they wouldn’t show up unprepared as if it were the big game.
Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky, which was composed in 1875, is still a favorite among ballet enthusiasts around.
The narrative of Swan Lake centers on “Prince Siegfried and Odette, a lovely swan princess.” A sorcerer’s apprentice named Odette spends her days as a swan that is drowning in tears and her nights as a charming person. The two fall in love right away. The sorcerer has a few more tricks in his sleeve, and things aren’t always as simple as they seem in most fairy tales. His daughter Odile enters the scene. The ballet comes to a beautiful conclusion with Siegfried and Odette together forever, amazement, and forgiveness.
The eight dads’ take on the classic story may be the funniest ever told.
The dance bears the impression of a ballet dance since the fathers clearly practiced it, despite their limited dancing ability. They do an offbeat pirouette, plié, and grand jeté across the dance floor. This dance is incredibly entertaining to see because of their enthusiasm and desire to have some fun with themselves.
Swan Lake’s “Dance of the Little Swans” was the fathers’ selection for the performance. It is typically performed in the second act and is one of the most well-known dances in the play.
The dance moves “were made to seem like how cygnets cluster and move together for protection… Dancers line up on stage and cross in front of them, holding the hands of the dancers behind them as they do so. They make sixteen pas de chat as they veer off course. Preferably, the dancers should move in complete or nearly complete synchronicity. They finally manage to break their chain and attempt to “fly,” but instead they crash to the ground.
If they were nervous about performing in front of their audience, they should not have been anxious. The entire audience applauds the dancers throughout the presentation. As they fall to the ground in their last pose, the audience explodes. The women in these men’s lives recognize how much fun they are prepared to enjoy.
Watch a group of fun-loving males put on an incredible and hilarious ballet performance in the video below!