Critics’ Circle Award winning company, Ballet Cymru, present an extraordinary adaptation of Shakespeare’s masterpiece “Romeo and Juliet”.From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life
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) and The Riverfront in Newport.
“Romeo a Juliet” features costumes by Georg Meyer-Wielwho 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.
About Ballet Cymru
Ballet Cymru are a young, vital group of dancers who are pushing back the barriers of classical ballet. Using powerful and timeless stories the company challenges its dancers to interpret some of the finest characters in literature. Ballet Cymru is a chamber ballet for Wales, committed to inclusion and innovation in dance and classical ballet, and to the highest standard of collaboration with dancers, choreographers, designers, composers and musicians.
“Engaging, imaginative ballet adaptations.” The Stage
Best Large Scale Dance Production, Wales Theatre Awards 2014
On 28th October, there is also a creative workshop with the dancers of Ballet Cymru, designed to be fun, informative and give participants a deeper understanding into Ballet Cymru, its dancers and its repertoire. Tour Workshops operate in conjunction with Ballet Cymru’s performances – watching the professional performance is an important part of the workshop and enables participants to have a richer and more fulfilling experience. Therefore The Brewhouse has a Special Offer – attendance is free for attendees who have bought a ticket for the public performances. More details about the workshop here.
29 & 30 October 2019
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