Romeo a Juliet

Best Dance Production for the Wales Theatre Award 2014 and Critics Circle Award winning company, Ballet Cymru, co-presented an extraordinary adaptation of Shakespeare’s masterpiece ‘Romeo and Juliet’. Intense fighting, passionate duets and universal themes echoed through dramatic and lyrical choreography. Exquisite costumes and extraordinary video projections created a world of danger and excitement where two young lovers are caught in an age old feud. The choreographic team made up of Ballet Cymru’s Artistic Director, Darius James and Associate Director, Amy Doughty were joined by Coreo’s Associate Artist Jo Fong to create the stunning choreography danced by the company of eleven dancers to Sinfonia Cymru´s interpretation of Prokofiev’s iconic score. Click here to read a review in the South Wales Argus Ballet Cymru are a young, energetic group of dancers who push 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. Under the artistic direction of Darius James the company continues to develop its relationship with audiences through accessible educational workshops and exceptionally stylish performances.