Ballet in two acts
A. Adan
Libretto by T. Gautier, J. de Saint-Georges, J. Coralli, based on the legend by H. Heine
Choreographed by J. Coralli, J. Perrot and M. Petipa
Giselle, a peasant girl
Berthe, her mother
Count Albrecth
Duke of Courtland
Bathilde, his daughter, Albrecht’s bride
Hans, a gamekeeper
Myrtha, Queen of the Wilis
Classical pas de deux (Act 1)
Retinue, hunters, peasants, the Wilis – corps de ballet