Romeo and Julietby Jean-Christophe Maillot
Young love and centuries-old hate: with its primal passions, timeless themes, and heart-rending music that many regard as the greatest ballet score ever written, Romeo and Juliet has inspired the world’s greatest dance-makers. Internationally-acclaimed French choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot conveys all of the drama of this poignant, timeless masterpiece in a moving two-act version. His company, Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, is in demand the world over for its iconic productions, and the glorious technique and impeccable artistry of its 50 exquisite dancers. They make their Northrop debut with this powerful tale of tragic love that will captivate ballet enthusiasts and new audiences alike.
Under the Presidency of H.R.H. The Princess of HanoverLes Ballets de Monte-CarloJean-Christophe Maillot
“Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo has something startling and fine to show us in this swift and sleek dance treatment of the eternal story of Romeo and Juliet.” –The New York Times
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Tue-Wed, Feb 27-28, 6:15 pmBest Buy TheaterFREE and open to the public
Gain insight into the performance at an in-depth conversation about the company and the evening’s program.
Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo is an international company of 50 talented dancers. American April Ball will return to the United States for the company's performance of Romeo and Juliet at Northrop Feb 27-28. We asked her about life as a dancer.
A few years ago a friend of mine suggested I propose teaching a course at the Guthrie for beginning actors all about playing the those tiny, almost inconsequential roles.
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