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California Theatre of the Performing Arts
562 W. Fourth Street San Bernardino, CA 92401
909-885-5152
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Casual nice
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Only had coffee
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Easy and convienient
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Dress nice.
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Easy to park on the street if you go early
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Good selection.
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attended Feb 11 2010

My girlfriend studied ballet for years and received a scholarship for her talents. This is her favorite ballet. She educated me on the ballet and I enjoyed it immensley.... continued

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attended Feb 11 2010

Having watched the Moscow Ballet Giselle was a truly rewarding and unforgetable experience.The theater is beautiful inside and I was very satisfied with my seats.

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Quotes & Highlights

See a clip of the ballet at YouTube.

Description

In its fourth U.S. tour, the Moscow Festival Ballet, under the direction of Artistic Director Sergei Radchenko, brings its production of Adolphe Adam’s romantic ballet Giselle. This Moscow Festival Ballet production is a recreation of the original Jules Perrot and Jean Coralli production of Giselle.

A company of 60 dancers hand-picked by Radchenko himself performs this dramatic two-act grand ballet intertwining love and tragedy. Principal dancers include Olga Grigorieva, Maria Sokolnikova, Goukhar Usina, Dmitriy Dmitriev, and Anatholiy Kazatsky.

The story of Giselle is quintessential. Giselle, a young village maiden, falls in love with Prince Albrecht, in disguise as a peasant. He is betrothed to the daughter of a duke but loves Giselle. Giselle discovers the deceit, goes mad, and dies of a broken heart.

The company will perform it’s production of Giselle set to the glorious and familiar score by Adolphe Adam after the 1884 choreography by Marius Petipa.