Giselle touches upon great and universal romantic themes. 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.
SYNOPSIS: 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…
NYT Critics Pick
"If the first act is wonderfully clear and dramatic, the second is magical."
"Alexei Ratmansky’s enthralling reconstruction of Giselle pays attention to dramatic detail and to every nuance of choreographic phrasing. It's rethought, refreshed and revivified."