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Miami City Ballet Premieres With Classic, Romantic Giselle

Grisi, the legendary ballerina who originated the role of Giselle in 19th-century Paris, must be smiling down on Lauren Fadeley from dance Heaven. Portraying the titular heroine of Giselle, the most celebrated French ballet, can well be considered the zenith of any career. And not only did Fadeley get to...
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