Giselle - Bolshoi Ballet Season

26 January only
Screened at Spotlight Theatre
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Giselle

Bolshoi ballet season

screened at Spotlight Theatre

The young peasant girl Giselle dies when she learns that the man she loves, Albrecht, has betrayed her.

Against her own will, she joins the Wilis, vengeful spirits of jilted brides who condemn Albrecht to dance until he dies of exhaustion...

In this brand new production, renowned choreographer Alexei Ratmansky brings a fresh perspective to one of the oldest and greatest works of classical dance, giving the audience an opportunity to discover this iconic ballet anew.

Still deemed to provide one of the richest dramatic challenges for both a ballerina and her partner, this ballet with music by Adolphe Adam encapsulates all the themes characteristic of Romantic theater and Gothic literature.
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