Presented by Dance Consortium
South Africa’s internationally renowned choreographer, Dada Masilo, presents her fearless re-imagining of the iconic classic, Giselle.
Opening in a lively South African village, Masilo’s Giselle tells the story of a trusting peasant girl who is thrust into a world of betrayal and shame when her lover rejects her. Spurned by her family and killed by heartbreak, Giselle returns from the grave as a supernatural being, bent on revenge.
Performing in the title role, Masilo brings her stunning high-speed style to the stage, fusing ballet, contemporary and traditional Tswana dance.
Powered by a hauntingly beautiful score by South African composer Philip Miller who combines classical strings with African percussion and voice, this is ballet, but not as you know it.
Venue: Theatre Royal
Age Recommendation: 12+
(Contains partial nudity)
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'Exhilarating. Bold, brazen, unapologetic and absolutely enrapturing.’Dance Magazine
'A marvel of intelligence and dance craftsmanship. Stunningly conceived and executed.'Critical Dance
Join us for a post show Q&A in the auditorium with Dada Masilo following the Tuesday evening performance.
Free, no booking required