Contemporary Caribbean Ballet at Queen's Hall (Trinidad & Tobago)
One of the Country’s most dynamic dance companies, the Metamorphosis Dance Company presents the Contemporary Caribbean Ballet “Giselle” at Queen’s Hall Thursday 26th – Sunday 29th April Protected content
The ballet tells the story of love and betrayal. It is set in the early Protected content on a cocoa estate in Trinidad.
Giselle, a young seamstress, is led to believe that the man she loves, Albert, is a simple farmer. But this is far from the truth; he is in fact heir to the Courland Cocoa Estate and is engaged to another women. When Giselle finally learns this truth she plummets into a fit of madness from her broken heart and kills herself. After her premature death, Giselle protects her lover from the vengeance of a group of evil female spirits, who are controlled by a soucouyant and aided by the douens of the forest.
The Choreography is by Frederic Jahn, international Ballet artist, Ballet master and custodian of Rudolf Nureyev’s work. The ballet is designed by Simone Phillips and recreates the era of the cocoa Panyol.
Tickets available: Caribbean School of Dancing office
2a Dere Street Port of Spain
Mondays to Fridays 9.00 – 6.00 p.m. and at the Queen’s Hall box office
The Thursday show tickets only $75 all other shows tickets $150