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Giselle Berthea April 21, 2017

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Not up on the latest news about this kid, but I found a video of one of her performances in the 2014 International Ballet Competition in Moscow (age approximately 15).  It’s a variation from Act 1 of Giselle.  I was struck by how her movement quality seemed to hint at what’s to come in Act II, when Giselle is a ghost.  I’ve seen lots of Giselles and never really saw that before in anyone else’s interpretation.

Enjoy:  Giselle by Giselle

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A visual treasure April 7, 2017

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Act 2 of Swan Lake by the Royal Ballet, 1960:

Swan Lake