Photo of Dada Masilo as Giselle / By Stella Olivier

South African choreographer Dada Masilo re-animates Giselle

Low strings advance to a beat like incoming thunder. A lithe figure in red strikes the ground with an itshoba, a wooden rod. Myrtha, the queen of the Wilis, flexes firm shoulders and extends a bare foot … as South African choreographer and dancer Dada Masilo introduces a new Giselle to the ’62 Center of Theatre and Dance at Williams College.

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