Screened as part of the 2018 Fugard Bioscope World Arts Cinema Season. From the Bolshoi Ballet.

When Giselle learns that her beloved Albrecht is promised to another woman, she dies of a broken heart in his arms. While Albrecht grieves, she returns from the dead as a Wili, a vengeful spirit meant to make unfaithful men dance until death…

Prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova personifies this ultimate ballerina role in the classical repertoire, alongside the sensational Sergei Polunin as Albrecht, in this chilling, yet luminous ballet that continues to captivate audiences for over 150 years at the Bolshoi.



Dates & Times

  • Dates

    13 May 2018 - 13 May 2018
  • Time

    11 AM
  • Price


Cast & Creative

  • Cast

    • Svetlana ZakharovaGiselle
    • Sergei PoluninAlbrecht
    • Ekaterina ShipulinaMyrtha
    • Denis SavinHans
    • Bolshoi Corps de Ballet
  • Creative

    • Theophile GautierLibretto
    • Jean-Henry Saint-GeorgesLibretto
    • Yuri GrigorovichChoreography
    • Adolphe AdamMusic