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 Post subject: The Mystique of 'Giselle'
PostPosted: Sun Jul 01, 2001 10:32 am 
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[img]../../../images/lascala-giselle-guillem.jpg[/img] <BR><fontsize=1>Silvie Guillem, who has been enchanting ballet fans in Europe<BR>with her interpretation of Giselle</fontsize><P>Jennie James analyzes Giselle and previews upcoming summer performances:<P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR><B>There's Something about Giselle <BR>Audiences, companies and dancers around the world are still mad about this romantic heroine and her tragic story</B><P>JENNIE JAMES, Time Magazine <P>She's been toyed with, traumatized, heartbroken and betrayed. She's been praised for being vulnerable — and pilloried for being a village idiot. Since her story was first performed in 1841, the ghostly, lovelorn character of Giselle has flitted her way across stages from Melbourne to Moscow and drawn interpretations that have placed her in settings ranging from a mystical glade to a mental asylum.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><A HREF="http://www.time.com/time/europe/2001/summerculture/dance/" TARGET=_blank><B>More</B></A><P>[This message has been edited by Azlan (edited July 01, 2001).]<p>[This message has been edited by Azlan (edited July 17, 2001).]


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 Post subject: Re: The Mystique of 'Giselle'
PostPosted: Sun Jul 01, 2001 11:28 am 
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Wow, it lists Guillem as "co-choreographer". I wonder what kinds of changes or additions she will make to the choreography? Anybody seen this? Or heard anything?


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 Post subject: Re: The Mystique of 'Giselle'
PostPosted: Sun Jul 01, 2001 5:21 pm 
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Trina, here's a thread on Ms Guilem's production of "Giselle," which I hope to catch in Southern California with La Scala:<P><a href=../../../ubb/Forum4/HTML/000635.html target=_blank><B>Guillem's production of 'Giselle'</B></a>


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 Post subject: Re: The Mystique of 'Giselle'
PostPosted: Sun Jul 01, 2001 5:57 pm 
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I should be seeing La Scala on July 21st in NY. If it works out, I'll let you know!


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