Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Giselle

  • The heart of Giselle

    Emily Boyle Dublin, Ireland Carlotta Grisi as the first Giselle in 1841 The ballet Giselle may be one of the most sublime examples of the art form. Rightfully a classic, it forms a staple part of the repertoire and is performed on a regular basis worldwide. It is certainly a ballet of two halves, with…