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Giselle Digital Programme

A digital programme containing specially selected films, articles and exclusives to bring you closer to the production.


Supported by Nesta, Arts & Humanities Research Council and public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.


Welcome to your Royal Opera House Guide to Giselle, from Kevin O'Hare, Director of The Royal Ballet

Watch: Rehearsing Giselle with Peter Wright

Producer Peter Wright and Principal dancers Natalia Osipova and Carlos Acosta discuss rehearsing the quintessential Romantic ballet.


The creation of a Romantic classic

The Story

A full synopsis of The Royal Ballet's production of Giselle

The Music of Giselle

Explore Adolphe Adam's music, with extracts from a recording of the score

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.


Production team, Conductor and Principal dancers for this Season's performances


Performances, screenings, timings and Royal Ballet staff

The Drama of Mime in Giselle

How the ballet uses gesture and mime to tell a compelling story

Watch: Giselle in Rehearsal

Exclusive film of Carlos Acosta in rehearsal for his role as Albrecht, and images of him in the studio with Natalia Osipova for this revival of Giselle

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