Romeo & Juliet (ballet)

Check out video clips from Romeo and Juliet ballets based on the Shakespeare play:

 

Video Clip Details

Title of Clip: Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet – Tamara Rojo & Carlos Acosta – Act I, Scene 2 (Dance of the Knights)
Title of Work: Romeo and Juliet
Composer: Sergei Prokofiev
Act and Scene: Act 1, Scene 2
Date of Performance: 2007
Location of Performance: London Royal Opera House, London, England
Dancers:  Tamara Rojo, Carlos Acosta, José Martin, et. al.
Choreographer: Kenneth MacMillan
Conductor: Boris Gruzin
Date published or posted online: Oct 25, 2010
Publisher: Stupeur Alice
Source URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGnuVerNLSA
More Info: Wikipedia entry. Movie produced by BBC, with Ross MacGibbon as director for screen.

 

 

 

Video Clip Details

Title of Clip: Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet – Ball Scene (Macmillan)
Title of Work: Romeo and Juliet
Composer: Sergei Prokofiev
Act and Scene: Act 1, Scene 2
Date of Performance: 2007
Location of Performance: London Royal Opera House, London, England
Dancers:  Tamara Rojo, Carlos Acosta, José Martin, et. al.
Choreographer: Kenneth MacMillan
Conductor: Boris Gruzin
Date published or posted online: Jan 9, 2011
Publisher: Y1MT
Source URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVwXXPFdoX4
More Info: Wikipedia entry. Movie produced by BBC, with Ross MacGibbon as director for screen.

 

 

 

Video Clip Details

Title of Clip: “Balcony Scene” from Act II of Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet (Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn)
Title of Work: Romeo and Juliet
Composer: Sergei Prokofiev
Act and Scene: Act 2, Scene 2
Date of Performance: 1966
Location of Performance: London Royal Opera House, London, England
Dancers:  Rudolf Nureyev, Margot Fonteyn, et. al.
Choreographer: Kenneth MacMillan
Conductor: Boris Gruzin
Date published or posted online: Oct 19, 2010
Publisher: josecanyusi
Source URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtBRN5BXt6o
More Info: Wikipedia entry. Originally performed in 1965, filmed by Paul Czinner in 1966.

 

 

 

Video Clip Details

Title of Clip: Romeo & Julija Dance of the Knights Youri Vámos
Title of Work: Romeo and Juliet
Composer: Sergei Prokofiev
Act and Scene: Act 1, Scene 2
Date of Performance: 1999
Location of Performance: Deutsche Oper Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Dancers: Deutsche Oper am Rhein Dance Company
Choreographer: Youri Vámos (Joyce Cuoco)
Conductor: Not available
Date published or posted online: Oct 28, 2009
Publisher: Catherine Paull     
Source URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbSo5Ym2EF8
More Info:  Set in the twenties.


For other examples of dancing in Shakespeare plays, those of his contemporaries, and Shakespeare-inspired performances see our YouTube channel: ShakespeareAndDance at http://www.youtube.com/user/ShakespeareAndDance.


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