Giselle Digital Programme
A digital programme containing specially selected films, articles and exclusives to bring you closer to the production.
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Introduction to the ballet
A quick guide to the quintessential Romantic ballet.
Watch: the trailer
The greatest of all Romantic ballets, Peter Wright’s production of Marius Petipa’s classic is a tale of betrayal, the supernatural and love that transcends death.
A full synopsis of The Royal Ballet's production of Giselle
An Interview with Peter Wright
For this Season’s revival of the Royal Ballet classic Giselle, Mark Monahan asks choreographer Peter Wright about the creation of his production.
The Music of Giselle
Explore Adolphe Adam's music, with extracts from a recording of the score
The Drama of Mime in Giselle
How the ballet uses gesture and mime to tell a compelling story
The Choreography and the prima ballerina
How Giselle became the perfect technical vehicle for the ballerina and formed the foundation of all the popular traits that have since become synonymous with classical ballet.
Exclusive Film: Conductor Barry Wordsworth on the music of Giselle
Guest Principal Conductor Barry Wordsworth discusses what he finds so compelling about the music of Giselle.
Exclusive Film: Marianela Nuñez and Vadim Muntagirov
Marianela Nuñez (Giselle) and Vadim Muntagirov (Albrecht) discuss dancing with each other in Giselle
Watch: Rehearsing Giselle
Producer Peter Wright and Principal dancers Natalia Osipova and Carlos Acosta discuss rehearsing the quintessential Romantic ballet.
Production team, Conductor and Principal dancers for this Season's performances
Performances, screenings, timings and Royal Ballet staff
Giselle available on DVD and Blu-ray
Natalia Osipova makes her debut as a Principal with The Royal Ballet in one of the most demanding dramatic roles in the repertory