Ballet in two acts.
Running time − 2 hours.
Libretto by T. Gautier and J. Saint-Georges.
Choreography by J. Coralli, J. Perrot, V. Vasiliev, M. Gorsky, L. Lavrovsky.
Choreographic version by Konstantin Ivanov.
Set Designer − Leon Tiratsuyan.
Costume Designer − Tatiana Izycheva.
Lighting Designer − Anatoly Nikolaev.
Assistants of choreographer − Alla Alexandrova, Olga Komleva.
«Giselle» is a classic romantic ballet. The main idea of the ballet, undoubtedly − love. Love, which was a sublime self-sacrifice in the beginning of the way and becoming aware of his irresistible force in the final. Ballet «Giselle» was established on the basis of the old poetic legend about the «Wilis». «Wilis» called the bride, who died before the wedding.
The action of the ballet is in one village. Gisele − peasant girl − falls in love with Albert, who, as she thought, was a simple peasant. But, having learned that he was dressed as a gentleman and he has a bride, She goes mad and dies. But this is not the end...