Alan Hineline’s


April 1-2, 2023  | Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts

A Gripping Tale of Eternal Love

The most celebrated ballet of all time, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet unveils Alan Hineline’s dramatic staging of a tale of love, betrayal and forgiveness in the story of Giselle. Set to Adolph Adam’s exhilarating score, every element of Hineline’s Giselle – the choreography, lighting, sets and costumes, and music – will draw you into the young peasant girl’s poignant journey and hypnotic display of love from beyond the grave.

This entrancing performance of Giselle will appear on the Whitaker Center stage for three performances only!

Performance Length: Approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes

Celebrate Giselle

Read the 2023 Giselle Program to learn more about this beloved ballet. 


The brilliant dancers of Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet bring Hineline’s creative renewal of Giselle to the stage.

Experience Eternal Love​

Experience the tale of eternal love with the whole family, Alan Hineline’s Giselle.

Production Credits

Ballet In Two Acts

Based on: Victor Hugo’s Poem “Phantoms” and Heinrich Heine’s On Germany
Composer: Adolphe Adam
Choreography: Alan Hineline
Scenery: Peter Cazalet
Costuming: David Heuval

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