Odile in Red?

Image Adapted From Wikimedia Commons Creative Commons Image
Image Adapted From Wikimedia Commons Creative Commons Image

It’s true!

“[Odette] the swan princess, has been dressed in white since Swan Lake was created in 1890, but the convention of dressing the evil Odile in black is a later development – Alicia Markova wore red when she danced Odile for the Vic-Wells (now Royal) Ballet in 1934.”

Victoria and Albert Museum

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