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Behind the Scenes: The Joffrey Ballet’s Giselle

October 17th, 2017 No Comments

[Feeling meta as I type this…] Tomorrow is the much-anticipated opening night of The Joffrey Ballet’s magical interpretation of the classic Lola de Ávila’s ballet “Giselle.” My parents named me after this ballet and I’ve seen it performed by the Bolshoi and ABT, both amazing. But being a Chicagoan, and a big Joffrey fan, I’m […]

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Be moved: Giselle on “Giselle”

March 23rd, 2012 No Comments

Not only Kanye West is inspired by the graceful power of a lithe ballerina… If you are wondering what to do this weekend, why not treat yourself to a highly recommended, very-limited performance by the visiting American Ballet Theatre of the classic tale, “Giselle,” the story of which yours truly was named after (take that […]

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