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Natalie Portman's Black Swan boosts Royal Opera House sales

Oscar nominated Natalie Portman is boosting the Black Swan revival at the Royal Opera House.

The American actress who is on a career high plays a lesbian ballet dancer Nina , and during the shoot, allegedly used military tactics to train for the role.

If Natalie Portman wins the Oscar, she will be Hollywood's top earner in 2011 according to pundits.

Audiences have been calling up the Royal Opera House to see when the actress will make her stage appearance in Swan Lake . The ballet has been hugely popular because of the success of Black Swan. This is another sign at how movies can revive the theatre and other industries with their success. Portman, will however not be part of the production.

Natalie Portman won the Golden Globe for her performance in Darren Aronofsky s thriller to high acclaim earlier this month.

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