Love, betrayal, madness, despair and forgiveness from beyond the grave.
Coastal City Ballet celebrates its 6th season with the Canadian premiere of Irene Schneider's Giselle on May 19th at The Vancouver Playhouse and June 9th at Surrey Arts Centre. A haunting story of innocence, betrayal, and the redemptive power of love, Giselle features some of ballet's most dramatic scenes and otherworldly images. Widely acknowledged as one of the most beautiful classical ballets ever created, this illustrious and beloved ballet features choreography by Irene Schneider, the beautiful score of Adolphe Adam and the diverse talents of Coastal City Ballet. Glorious costumes and imaginative sets brings this heart wrenching love story to life. Giselle remains one of the great examples of classical narrative ballet, continually revealing fresh aspects of itself to new generations of ballet lovers.