Giselle Starring Daniil Simkin and Skylar Brandt - March 23 to March 24

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see world-renowned ballet dancers Daniil Simkin and Skylar Brandt perform live in what is considered the most romantic ballet of all time, Giselle.

Celebrate 25 years with Minneapolis and Saint Paul’s own Metropolitan Ballet and experience the romance and beauty of Giselle—the classical tale of a young peasant girl whose heart breaks when it is unveiled that the man she loves is a nobleman betrothed to marry another. A nineteenth-century masterpiece, Giselle defines the romantic era, featuring the iconic and passionate Dance of the Wilis in Act Two. With live accompaniment by the Kenwood Symphony Orchestra, directed by Dr. Yuri Ivan. Music by Adolph Adam and choreography by Coralli and Perrot.

Skylar Brandt of New York is a Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theatre (ABT). In 2022, Brandt was named to the Forbes “30 Under 30” list of influential leaders and entrepreneurs. 

Daniil Simkin of Russia is a Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theatre (ABT). Beginning with the 2018-2019 season, he joined Staatsballett Berlin as a Principal Dancer while maintaining his position at ABT. He performs worldwide.

March 23 at 7:30pm
March 24 at 2:00pm

Northrop and the University of Minnesota are not endorsing or sponsoring the activities conducted by Metropolitan Ballet on the University of Minnesota campus. The relationship between Northrop and the University of Minnesota and Metropolitan Ballet is solely that of licensor and licensee.

Location Info

84 Church St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Contact Info

Brielle Peterman