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Giselle: Akram Kahn and the ENB

03jun1:00 pm3:30 pmGiselle: Akram Kahn and the ENB

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Hailed as ëa masterpiece of 21st century danceí from English National Ballet, Akram Khanís Giselle comes to cinemas for the first time in 2018, giving ballet fans the opportunity to see this award-winning production in glorious high definition on the big screen. One of the greatest romantic ballets, Giselle has been re-imagined by celebrated choreographer Akram Khan with Artistic Director and Lead Principal of English National Ballet, Tamara Rojo, dancing the role of Giselle, one of a community of migrant workers cast out of their jobs in a condemned garment factory. With staging and costumes by Academy Award-winning Tim Yip (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), the ballet has won an Olivier Award and the South Bank Sky Arts Award for English National Ballet, received rapturous 5-star reviews and was sold out when performed at Londonís Sadlerís Wells. Filmed live at the Liverpool Empire in October 2017, Akram Khanís Giselle is directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon.


June 3, 2018 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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