Adele is the uppity part of Giselle’s friend group. The most expressive of the three, she is the most likely to tease, gossip, and get jealous. She’s no fool; she’s planning for the future by cultivating a relationship Heinrich, a promising prospect indeed. She is suspicious of Loy’s relationship with Giselle and maybe a little envious. In many ways she is Giselle’s exact opposite so her costume is taken from a tiger lily, the fiery cousin of Giselle’s grave lily, to express a greater level of vivacity. The lines of her bodice also dip more than Giselle’s and her kerchief is bulkier to call attention to the less modest parts of her personality. She is named for the Adele Grantzow the dancer who originally played Myrtha.

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