Ballet Cymru - Romeo a Juliet
Wed 26 Jun 2019
Act 1: 60 mins | 20 Min Interval | Act 2: 40 mins
£15.50 | Concession £13.50 | £8.00 Under 8's
Best Large Scale Dance Production, Wales Theatre Awards
From forth the fatal loins of these two foes, A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life...
Critics’ Circle Award winning company, Ballet Cymru, present an extraordinary adaptation of Shakespeare’s masterpiece “Romeo and Juliet”.
Intense fighting, passionate duets and universal themes echo through dramatic and lyrical choreography. Exquisite costumes and extraordinary video projections create a world of danger and excitement where two young lovers are caught in an age old feud.
“Romeo a Juliet” is a dynamic and unique collaboration between 3 of Wales’ outstanding arts organisations, Ballet Cymru, Coreo Cymru (Creative Producer for Dance in Wales www.coreocymru.com) and The Riverfront in Newport (www.newportlive.co.uk/riverfront)
"Romeo a Juliet" features costumes by Georg Meyer-Wiel (www.meyerwiel.com) who studied at The Royal College of Art and has created costumes for some of the world’s leading companies, including Rambert Dance Company and Australian Dance Theatre.
Based on the Play by William Shakespeare
Music by Serge Prokofieff
Reduced Orchestration by John Longstaff
Played By Sinfonia Cymru
Conductor Richard Laing
Choreography By Darius James OBE, Amy Doughty and the Dancers of the Company
Rehearsal Assistant Jo Fong
Costume and Set Design Georg Meyer-Wiel
Lighting Design Chris Illingworth
Photography Sian Trenberth Photography, Sleepy Robot Photography
Clogging Coach Huw Williams
By Permission of Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers Limited
Photograph ©Sleepy Robot Photography