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"This Giselle is everything the original had and more."

- The Ballet Herald USA


Choreography and Production - Johan Kobborg & Ethan Stiefel 

"Exceptionally intelligent storytelling.."

- The Australian.

"One of the finest Giselle I have ever seen." - RNZ 

"The storytelling is masterful'.."This is a century-and-a-half-old ballet presented in a way that feels as authentic as the day it was born". - The List UK

"What this creative and glorious revisiting has achieved is enrichment and revitalisation of everything the work holds dear and, at the same time, a wonderful showcase for the company.." - DanceTabs UK

"Exceptionally intelligent storytelling.."

- The Australian.

"A haunting production that will linger long in the memory" - The Stage UK

"A tight and gripping recounting of a poetic tale" 

"It is simply superb in every way" 

- New Zealand Herald

"One of the finest Giselle I have ever seen."

- RNZ Sunday NZ​​​

Everything and more. As the curtain closed, and tears welled up in my eyes, I felt like I had finally seen a fresh revisit of a classic. Superbly coached, curated, and danced, This Giselle is everything the original had and more.

- The Ballet Herald USA

The Production was the subject of acclaimed film director Toa Fraser's 2013 feature film "Giselle the Movie" which was selected for screening in the NZ International Film Festival, Vancouver International Film Festival, and the Toronto International Film Festival

The production has toured extensively throughout USA, UK, China and New Zealand.


Royal New Zealand Ballet - 2012

Opera National Bucharest - 2015

American Repertory Ballet - 2023

Sets - Howard C Jones

Costumes - Natalia Stewart


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