Akram Khan‘s Giselle
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Video Diary

Akram Khan's Giselle: Costumes

12 September 2017

Hear from the team about making the stunning, ethereal costumes for Akram Khan's award-winning Giselle.

In Rehearsal: Hilarion vs. Albrecht

10 November 2016

Isaac Hernandez and Cesar Corrales in reherarsal battling it out in the roles of Albrecht and Hilarion in Akram Khan's Giselle.

Discover the Main Characters

9 November 2016

Discover the main characters in Akram Khan's Giselle, with Akram Khan and Dramaturg Ruth Little.

Katja Khaniukova's Favourite Moments

23 October 2016

"In the moment of betrayal, you feel like the whole world is against you. Akram found the perfect physicality to explain that, to create that," - Junior Soloist Katja Khaniukova 

Audience Reactions

16 October 2016

"Hypnotic", "overwhelming", "mesmerising", "electrifying", "raw emotions", "a new level of ballet" - watch audiences react to Akram Khan's Giselle!

Rave Reviews for Akram Khan's Giselle

11 October 2016

Check out the latest reviews in our new trailer for Akram Khan's Giselle.

Meet Giselle Dramaturge Ruth Little

6 October 2016

"It's a story of love, betrayal, revenge and forgiveness. They're all of those absolutely classic elements of story structure." - Ruth Little

Akram Khan's Giselle: Short Trailer

26 September 2016

Take a look at the first teaser for Akram Khan's Giselle on stage

Meet Composer Vincenzo Lamagna

22 September 2016

Composer Vincenzo Lamagna discusses working with the original Adolphe Adam score for Akram Khan's brand new version of Giselle.

Akram Khan's Giselle: a Social Context

8 September 2016

Tamara Rojo and Akram Khan discuss the social context of Giselle and how it reflects the society.

Rehearsal Update

31 August 2016

The latest footage, straight from the rehearsal room. 

Inside Rehearsals for Akram Khan's Giselle

17 August 2016

An exclusive look at the rehearsal process for Akram Khan's reinterpretation of Giselle for English National Ballet.

Interview: James, Stina and Madison

11 August 2016

English National Ballet dancers Madison Keesler, Stina Quagebeur and James Streeter tell us what makes working with choreographer Akram Khan so unique and exciting. 

Ballet Meets Kathak: the Traditions of Akram Khan's Giselle

29 July 2016

Tamara Rojo and Akram Khan discuss how the traditions of ballet and kathak have been brought together in rehearsals for our new version of Giselle. 

Behind-the-scenes on our Photoshoot

30 June 2016

A glimpse behind the scenes with Akram Khan and Tamara Rojo during the campaign image photoshoot for his new Giselle. Photographed by Jason Bell with art direction and design by Charlotte Wilkinson Studio.

Extended Rehearsal Trailer

22 June 2016

From costumes to choreography and rehearsals, take a look at the creative process behind Akram Khan’s new Giselle - featuring Akram Khan, Tamara Rojo and dancers from English National Ballet.

Reimagining Giselle: Akram Khan and Tamara Rojo

16 June 2016

A discussion on the challenges of remaking such an iconic ballet as Giselle and the importance of reinvigorating the classics to keep them relevant today.

Rehearsal Trailer: Akram Khan's Giselle

8 June 2016

One of the most anticipated dance events of 2016: Choreographer Akram Khan reimagines the iconic romantic ballet Giselle for English National Ballet.