From the joy of young love to the sorrow of a lover scorned, this romantic ballet is a poignant tale of love and loss. When a peasant girl named Giselle learns of a cruel trick from her beloved, she dies of a broken heart and is doomed to an existence of vengeance. Russian National Ballet Theatre brings this ballet to our stage with stunning costumes, elaborate sets, and all the grandeur of the Russian ballet tradition. Fifty graceful dancers from this world-renowned ensemble perform a ballet of heartbreak and passion conveyed through the unrivaled choreography of Marius Petipa. Experience the ethereal beauty from one of Russia's most respected ballet companies performing this haunting ballet.
The Russian National Ballet Theatre will also perform Chopiniana and Carmen at the Center for the Arts on the Fairfax Campus on March 18 at 8:00 pm, and The Sleeping Beauty on March 19 at 4:00 pm. Learn more about Chopiniana/Carmen or The Sleeping Beauty.
$56, $48, $34. 1 Free Student Ticket Available with Mason ID on March 7, 2017
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