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Gary Payne
The San Diego Ballet's production of "Giselle" takes place May 21-22, 2022 — close to two years after its intended performance. It's a role dancer Stephanie Maiorano has waited her entire career to dance.
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Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 7 PM
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Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 11 PM
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