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GISELLE

Feel the devastation of heartbreak.

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A 178-year-old tale of impossible love, vengeful ghosts and ultimate forgiveness. With coveted virtuoso roles and an iconic ‘white ballet act’, this Romantic-era ballet stands the test of time - maybe because first love and heartbreak resonates with us all.

The dancers of West Australian Ballet as Wilis in Giselle (2019). Photo by Sergey Pevnev

The Story


Peasant girl Giselle, beautiful and innocent, falls for Albrecht, a prince in disguise. Discovering he is engaged to another, her grief and shock at his deception sends her mad. Dying of a broken heart, her spirit joins the ‘Wilis’ – ghosts of women betrayed.

The revengeful Wilis cruelly force men to dance to their death. Setting their eyes on Albrecht, Giselle must summon all within to save him from this terrible fate.

With stunning classical costumes, West Australian Symphony Orchestra will evoke your emotions as they masterfully present Adolphe Adam’s score.

Chihiro Nomura as Giselle and Beth James as the Mother with dancers of West Australian Ballet in Giselle (2019). Photo by Sergey Pevnev

Creatives


Choreographers:
Aurélien Scannella & Sandy Delasalle after Jean Coralli & Jules Perrot

Set & Costume Designer: Peter Cazalet

Lighting Designer: Jon Buswell

Composer: Adolphe Adam

Conductor: Jessica Gethin

Artistic Director: Aurélien Scannella

Chihiro Nomura as Giselle and Oscar Valdes as Albrecht in Giselle (2019). Photo by Sergey Pevnev

Venue

His Majesty’s Theatre

825 Hay Street

Perth, 6000

His Majesty's Theatre

How to Book


Book as part of a Season Package

  • To book your Season Package over the phone, please call: (08) 9214 0707 (Mon-Fri 10am-4pm)
  • To book your Season Package in person, please visit West Australian Ballet, 134 Whatley Cres, Maylands (Mon-Fri 10am-4pm)

Book tickets

  • To book over the phone, please call: (08) 6212 9292 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)
  • For Group Bookings call: (08) 6212 9291 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)
  • For Accessible Seating bookings call: (08) 6212 9292 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)
  • To book in person, please visit:

His Majesty’s Theatre

State Theatre Centre of WA

Subiaco Arts Centre

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