orignally swan lake was written by Tehiakovsky in the late 19th century.It was first staged in 1877 at the Bolshoi theater in Moscow. 18 years later it went on to be staged in St.Petersburg, it gained a place in history and went on to be known as a classic.
The original choreography was by Julius Kesigner.
Prince siegfeild arrives to celebrate his 21st,, his mother tells him he must get married he talks takes the crossbow and runs into the woods.
he finds a spot on an enchanted lake with the swans incuding a beautiful one with a crown, at dusk he the beautiful swan turns into a woman (odette swan queen) she tells him about a sourcer von roherbert who disguises him self as the sourceer steals ode away and steals all the other swans.