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Russian National Ballet Theatre: Giselle

March 17, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Provided by Hylton Performing Arts Center

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.

Pre-Performance Discussion with a Member of the Company begins 45 minutes before the performance.

Tickets: $56, $48, $34

1 Free Student Ticket Available with Mason ID beginning on March 7, 2017