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February 3 - 12, 2023

From the Northwest Emerges a New 'Giselle'

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Why See Pacific Northwest Ballet - Giselle?

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The Mystery Unfolds

Giselle is one of the most famous and best-loved ballets of the age - part tragedy, part romance it is a masterpiece in storytelling and movement. Join the Pacific Northwest Ballet as they bring Peter Boal's glorious staging back to McCaw Hall, replete with sumptuous sets and costumes that glitter as brightly as the ballerina at the center of it all.

What is the story?

Set in a superstitious medieval village in the Rhineland, locals are gathering to celebrate the wine harvest; and it's here that we find Giselle, a beautiful village girl who has her fair share of admirers. One such admirer is a gamekeeper, Hilarion; another is Duke Albrecht, who is already betrothed to the daughter of a neighboring prince. Both are desperate to win Giselle's affections and in an effort to do so, the Duke disguises himself as a villager called Loys and rents a cottage opposite Giselle's home. When Hilarion discovers the Loys is, in fact, the Duke, he exposes the truth to Giselle, who dies of heartbreak.

When Hilarion goes to Giselle's grave to mourn, he stays out too late - for at midnight, the Wilis - the spirits of maidens who have died before their wedding day - rise up to dance and cast a terrible spell on any young man out between midnight and sunrise; that they will dance non-stop until they eventually perish. Albrecht also visits Giselle's grave and as the spirits plot to curse him, Giselle's spirit, who still loves him, successfully prevents his death, giving them both the opportunity to enjoy a final farewell before Giselle returns to the grave.

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Opening night: 3 February 2023

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