Giselle 102109

American Ballet Theatre: Giselle Reviews

Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Segerstrom Hall (Costa Mesa, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

49 ratings
4.7 average rating
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Joy
38 events
23 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 03 2009

It was beautifully performed. And it was not too long. i would recommend it.

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132 events
45 reviews
-8 stars
attended Nov 03 2009

Great Show! Beautiful costumes and touching story line. It was moving and haunting, and absolutely amazing what emotion can be evoked without word. The costumes / colors were spectacular, and the Performing Arts Center is a lovely venue.

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Lacey J.
31 events
8 reviews
16 stars
attended Nov 03 2009

Julie Kent as Giselle was angelic. I loved it. I'd seen Giselle performed before and saw many comparable elements. ABT is just that much better than any other company I'd seen perform this classic piece. Giselle is a great piece to take "1st...continued

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4 events
1 review
2 stars
attended Nov 03 2009

First time watching ABT perform and we were not disappointed. I went with my cousin and we both loved it!! The dancers, music, venue... loved it all~!

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102 events
33 reviews
12 stars
attended Nov 03 2009

Etherial and romantic. The perfect rendition of one of the oldest ballets from the 1800s. Go if you can. Make time for it in your schedual.

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83 events
16 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 03 2009

Wonderful performance of this classic ballet ... lovely music, fantastic orchestra, excellent dancers, beautiful costumes, touching story.

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16 events
9 reviews
6 stars
attended Nov 03 2009

The performance was beautiful. The music was great and the overall experience was exactly what I expected.
Parking is a bit confusing, your best bet is to park at South Coast Plaza and take the bridge across. I parked by TGI Fridays to have an...continued

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8 reviews
6 stars
attended Nov 04 2009

I liked the 2nd half better than the first half. the dancing was even better overall!!

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12 events
7 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 04 2009

Giselle is a classic, and ABT is a top notch company that executes the story very well. Gomes makes an excellent Count. Set design was simple, yet effective. Costumes were beautiful. 2nd Act signature Wilis arabesque chug of the Corps (great...continued

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22 events
6 reviews
42 stars
attended Nov 03 2009

It was wonderful. The seats at the front of Tier 2 were perfect. I
had been afraid we would be too far back, but we were so satisfied that we didn't even try to move closer at intermission! : )
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4 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 04 2009

Great performance... Very touching...

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3 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 04 2009

If loved ballet since I was a kid and have seen Giselle many times. The ABT production ranks with the best I've attended, with strong dancers and a wonderful corps. Kevin McKenzie is doing a great job as Artistic Director, even in these hard...continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 04 2009

Beautiful dancing, great set and costumes. ABT never dissapoints!

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 03 2009

My daughter and I attended Tues, nite. (She had a professional dance career for 20 yrs. and a teacher for 20 yrs. as I was a teacher of ballet for 45 yrs)The dancing was lovely, very good, well executed, the costumes and set designs were freshand...continued

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7 events
2 reviews
8 stars
attended Nov 04 2009

This was a great show, beautiful cherography. Loved the costumes and story line. I would recommend.

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2 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 04 2009

was a wonderful Ballet..worth every minute!

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8 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Nov 03 2009

Beautiful and Graceful event. Wonderful costumes and ABT never lets us down when it comes to an amazing ballet performance. Bravo!

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1 review
0 stars
attended Nov 04 2009

This was my first ballet, and I loved it. The visual beauty of the 2nd act was wonderful.

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16 events
10 reviews
28 stars
attended Nov 04 2009

Segerstrom is a wonderful venue. There is not a bad seat in the house. The ballet was beautiful.

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3 reviews
13 stars
attended Nov 04 2009

This was a great experience. The dancers accomplished, the costumes and sets were very well done and this was a fine performance

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