Alberta Ballet’s Giselle || YYC
Experience the most famous ballet of the romantic era through Giselle.
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You will be awe-struck by the emotional power and inspiring choreography when you join Giselle, a young peasant girl whose secret relationship unravels the fabric of her idyllic village with a deeper deception at play that drives her to madness. Your journey will continue as trust and betrayal twist the plot in the other-worldly realm of Act 2, when the ethereal Willis seek their revenge.
Artistic Director Christopher Anderson will premiere a new interpretation of this masterpiece. It will be a stunning addition to Alberta Ballet’s repertoire of classics which have previously included Cinderella, The Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake.
Staging and additional choreography: Christopher Anderson, after Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, Marius Petipa and Levi Ivanov
Music: Adolphe Adam
Sets & Costumes: Peter Farmer
Video by Nigel Goodwin