This funny video of the Australian Ballet is worth watching. Most Ballet Lovers know the ultimate romantic classical ballet GISELLE. The second Act tells the legend about the Wilis, ghosts of young maidens who died of grief after their love was betrayed. Now Myrtha, the queen of the willis motivates them to do what they do best: Dancing Giselle – even in quarantine!
David McAllister, Artistic Director of the Australian Ballet, introduces us to the language of ballet mime. Learn how to convey anger, death and love.
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How does mime translate in ballet? The incomparable story ballet Giselle is a perfect way to delve into the beautiful tradition of ballet mime. Here’s how dancers can silently say everything from “I love you” to “Come here, and dance until you die.” – Text by the Australian Ballet.