He Says: ROH Giselle Review 01/04/2016

Just as I kept repeating this to my friend Elena, I feel that I need to start with… So…Giselle… As we all know Giselle is the quintessential Romantic ballet which can be found in almost every ballet company’s classic repertoire. The story goes that peasant girl meets rich boy and… View Post

Ballet Character Focus: Myrtha, Queen of the Wilis

Giselle is the quintessential Romantic ballet and is found in ballet company repertories across the world in some form or another. From the traditional productions, to reworked modern takes, it has captivated ballet audiences since it’s triumphant debut all the way back in 1841. The life and death of titular character Giselle is… View Post

Countdown of the most Romantic Ballets – Part II

The second and final part our countdown of the most romantic ballets of all in time, which we’ve put together in honour of Valentine’s Day. Here are our Top 5! Do you agree with our Number 1? Or do you have your own favourites? Make sure to comment and share them… View Post