First soloist Crystal Costa (centre) in Akram Khan’s Giselle by the English National Ballet. Photo: English National Ballet
First soloist Crystal Costa (centre) in Akram Khan’s Giselle by the English National Ballet. Photo: English National Ballet

Giselle review: Akram Khan and English National Ballet put on breathtaking Act 1, second act lags behind

Khan’s reimagining of the classic ballet leads the audience on a roller-coaster ride in the first act, with Crystal Costa shining in the title role, although the sombre lighting sometimes made it hard to make out the dancers on stage

First soloist Crystal Costa (centre) in Akram Khan’s Giselle by the English National Ballet. Photo: English National Ballet
First soloist Crystal Costa (centre) in Akram Khan’s Giselle by the English National Ballet. Photo: English National Ballet
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