February 14, 2024

Philadelphia Ballet Presents Angel Corella’s “Giselle”

BALLET AT ITS MOST CLASSICAL: Philadelphia Ballet’s version of the classic ballet “Giselle” comes to the Academy of Music February 29-March 10.

Philadelphia Ballet will stage the classic ballet Giselle, in a version by artistic director, Angel Corella, at Philadelphia’s Academy of Music from February 29 to March 10. Tickets for all performances start at $25.

A ballet masterpiece, Giselle is about love, betrayal and redemption.

“With Giselle, I sought to honor the ballet’s rich heritage while infusing it with a contemporary vitality that resonates with today’s audiences,” said Corella, “It’s a privilege to bring this iconic piece to life and share my vision with the incredible patrons of Philadelphia Ballet.”

“As we kick off 2024 and continue our 60th anniversary season, Giselle under the artistic direction of Angel Corella sets the stage for an extraordinary year of performances,” said the ballet company’s Executive Director Shelly Power. “This ballet, with its poignant narrative and breathtaking choreography, exemplifies the artistic excellence that defines Philadelphia Ballet.”

Following Giselle, the company performs works by Alvin Ailey, William Forsythe, and Twyla Tharp March 14-16; and Frederick Ashton’s The Dream and George Balanchine’s Prodigal Son March 9-12. Visit philadelphiaballet.org for more information.