Giselle is a village
maiden who is courted by a handsome stranger who is actually the
young Duke Albrecht in disguise. His deceit is discovered by a woodsman
(Hilarion) who eventually unmasks his rival. The shock is so great
that Giselle's reason gives way, and she dies of a broken heart.
is a gift from the Volunteer Committee, Burlington School of Classical
Ballet. Each show is based on a classical ballet repertoire designed
to the student's level of advancement.
As a teacher
and the greatest fan of my students, I would like to assure you
that each one of them dancing for you, deserves a lot of credit
for the hard work and truly magnificent approach toward this, one
of the most challenging and beautiful forms of art.