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Ballet Cymru presents Romeo a Juliet

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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) and The Riverfront Theatre in Newport.

 

"Romeo a Juliet" features costumes by Georg Meyer-Wiel, 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.

 

STOURBRIDGE TOWN HALL

Saturday 7 December - 8pm

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FREE BALLET WORKSHOP

 

A special workshop will take place on stage prior to the performance, between 5.30 - 6.30pm.

 

Spaces are free of charge for ticket holders but availability is limited – please call our Box Office Manager on 01384 815591 to book.

 

The minimum age for workshop participants is 7-years-old. There is an upper age limit of 12.

 

The premise of the workshop is to give participants an insight into Ballet Cymru's current touring production and to meet and work with the dancers of the company.

 

The workshop will include a short warm-up, a creative ballet class, a talk about the story and a chance to 'meet the characters' from the show, followed by an opportunity to learn something from the show and add your own creative ideas to the dance.

 

Workshop participants need to wear either dance clothes or tracksuit bottoms which don't cover the feet, and a t-shirt, ballet shoes or bare feet. Large jewellery is not suitable, long hair should be tied back and participants must not chew gum etc. on health and safety grounds.

TICKETS:

Adults £16, Children £10, Family of Four £44, Options+ £10

Running Time: Approx 2 hours (including interval)

*Booking fees apply

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BOX OFFICE:

CALL: 01384 812812

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VISIT: DUDLEY COUNCIL PLUS, CASTLE STREET, DUDLEY, DY1 1LQ

Opening Times Weekdays, 8:30am - 5:00pm.  Saturdays, 9:00am - 12:00 noon.

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