English National Ballet’s stunning new production of the classic ballet Giselle, choreographed by dance superstar Akram Khan, is coming to New Zealand exclusively for Auckland Arts Festival in March 2018. 

One of the most famous ballet companies in the world, English National Ballet has undergone a spectacular artistic resurgence under powerhouse artistic director and lead principle dancer, Tamara RojoThe New York Times called the Spanish arts visionary “the woman who transformed English National Ballet.” She has rejuvenated the ballet canon with her bold new commissions of the classics, most significantly, Giselle.

In a stunning coup, English National Ballet lured acclaimed choreographer, dancer and director, Akram Khan, to make a daring new Giselle for their fêted company of dancers.