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Presented by Dance Consortium

South Africa’s internationally renowned choreographer, Dada Masilo, presents her fearless re-imagining of the iconic classic, Giselle.

Opening in a lively South African village, Masilo’s Giselle tells the story of a trusting peasant girl who is thrust into a world of betrayal and shame when her lover rejects her. Spurned by her family and killed by heartbreak, Giselle returns from the grave as a supernatural being, bent on revenge.

Performing in the title role, Masilo brings her stunning high-speed style to the stage, fusing ballet, contemporary and traditional Tswana dance.

Powered by a hauntingly beautiful score by South African composer Philip Miller who combines classical strings with African percussion and voice, this is ballet, but not as you know it.

Age Recommendation: 12+
(Contains partial nudity)

Giselle by Dado Masilo
presented at Theatre Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Theatre Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, Theatre Square
Nottingham, NG1 5ND United Kingdom

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