Written December 20, 2014
I thought Giselle was outstanding in all aspects of judging. The cinemotography, music, costuming all made the excellent cast even more enjoyable. Spoils one for local ballet presentations/
Written October 02, 2014
I've seen this ballet countless times with various wonderful dancers. Up till now my favorite performance was Makarova/Barishnikov. This was even better. The principal dancers were peerless and the corps de ballet especially good.
Written September 30, 2014
The Royal Ballet's production of "Giselle," which aired last night at movie theatres, was absolutely spectacular. The Russian ballerina Natalia O defied gravity in her leaps. Her male partner was wonderful as well. And the corps de ballet, the Wilies, were incredibly precise and beautiful. It was very helpful to see the accompanying videos of the various dancers and their rehearsal process. Total enjoyable and affordable evening.
Written January 31, 2014
What a delight to be able to see the Royal Ballet on the big screen. We were in London in October and attended Don Quixote at the Royal Opera House. It is a wonderful venue, but you don't see close up shots like on the screen. How wonderful to be able to see this great company near home and at a reasonable price.
Written August 20, 2014
We enjoyed it immensely. The quality of the dancing was outstanding and memorable. The cinematography was very good. Filming ballet is very difficult and often poorly done but this one was excellent with seamless and unintrusive transition between distance and close up shots.
The written "hand-out" that was given to us on arrival and the preamble helped a lot in following the action.We will certainly look forward to other upcoming events.