About This Show

First produced in 1841 at the Paris Opera, Giselle is perhaps the best known and most poignant ballet of the Romantic era. Set in a medieval Rhineland village, it tells of Giselle, a naive peasant girl, who is driven to suicide when deceived by her aristocratic lover, Albrecht. Filled with remorse, Albrecht visits her moonlit grave where he is condemned to death by ghostly spirits – the Wilis. However Giselle’s love for Albrecht transcends death and she protects him until sunrise destroys the Wilis power and he is saved.

Show Details

Dates: First Preview: 03 November 2023 Final Performance: 03 November 2023
Location: Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Compton Street,


BN21 4BW

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Fernanda Oliveira Giselle - some dates
Erina Takahashi Giselle - some dates
Emily Suzuki Giselle - some dates
Aitor Arrieta Albrecht - some dates
James Streeter Albrecht - some dates
Henry Dowden Albrecht - some dates
Ken Saruhashi Hilarion - some dates
Erik Woolhouse Hilarion - some dates
Victor Prigent Hilarion - some dates
Emma Hawes Myrtha - Queen of the Wilis
Isabelle Brouwers Myrtha - Queen of the Wilis
Angela Wood Myrtha - Queen of the Wilis