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Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg: Red Giselle
Boris Eifman draws potent and insightful parallels between a real-life person and a fictional character.
Dedicated as a tribute to great Russian ballerina Olga Spessivtseva, Red Giselle tells the story of this great artist -- whose greatest role was Giselle - from the time she was selected to star in the Imperial Theater, through her complex and often abusive relationship with a secret police agent, to her flight from Russia after the Bolshevik Revolution and 20 years in a psychiatric ward in New York.
Red Giselle is one of Eifman’s best known productions, with a sweeping narrative expressedView more
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