Romeo and Juliet
By William Shakespeare
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 and Juliet” is a dynamic and unique collaboration between 3 of Wales’ outstanding arts organisations, Ballet Cymru, Coreo Cymru (The Dance Creative Producer for Wales www.coreocymru.com) and The Riverfront Theatre in Newport (www.newport.gov.uk/theriverfront)
Romeo and Juliet will feature 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 such as Rambert Dance Company and Australian Dance Theatre.
But soft, what light through yonder window breaks?
It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.
The choreographic team who brought you “Beauty and the Beast” in 2011 and “Roald Dahl’s Little Red Riding Hood” in 2012, will be joined by co-choreographer Jo Fong. Jo has worked with many companies including Rosas, Rambert Dance Company, DV8 Physical Theatre.
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