The Marlowe
Dada Masilo’s Giselle
Dance Consortium presents

Dada Masilo's Giselle

A fearless re-imagining of the iconic classic.

Opening in a lively South African village, renowned choreographer Dada Masilo’s Giselle tells the story of a trusting peasant girl who is thrust into a world of betrayal and shame when her lover rejects her. Spurned by her family and killed by heartbreak, Giselle returns from the grave as a supernatural being, bent on revenge.

Performing in the title role, Masilo brings her stunning high-speed style to the stage, fusing ballet, contemporary and traditional Tswana dance. Powered by a hauntingly beautiful score which combines classical strings with African percussion and voice, this UK premiere is ballet but not as you know it.

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Date Fri 1 Nov
Time Post-show
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Dada Masilo's Giselle