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Romeo and Juliet

Krzysztof Pastor (2008)

Scottish Ballet presents a powerful modern retelling of Shakespeare’s masterpiece, created by Dutch National Ballet resident choreographer Krzysztof Pastor and set in Italy, spanning three eras in the 20th Century.

Scottish Ballet dancers, for whom the piece was created, bring these iconic roles to life with emotional intensity and breathtaking performances. 

The story, as timeless as love itself, is performed against a striking multi-media backdrop and is set to Prokofiev’s formidably dramatic score, performed live by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra.



Music by Sergei Prokofiev
Choreography by Krzysztof Pastor
Designed by Tatyana van Walsum
Dramaturgy by Willem Bruls
Lighting Design by Bert Dalhuysen


Up Close tour October 2010

(featuring Romeo and Juliet balcony pas de deux)  

Byre Theatre, St Andrews 
20 October
An Lanntair, Stornoway 
20-21 October
DGone, Dumfries 
22 October
The Macphail Theatre, Ullapool 
26 October
Ryan Centre, Stranraer 
26 October
Pickaquoy Centre, Kirkwall
29 October
The Maltings, Berwick-upon-Tweed 
29-30 October

Romeo and Juliet tour April-May 2010 

Theatre Royal Glasgow
17–24 April
Edinburgh Festival Theatre
28 April – 1 May
His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen
5-8 May
Eden Court, Inverness
12-15 May 
Grand Opera House, Belfast
19-22 May

Romeo and Juliet tour May-June 2008

Edinburgh Festival Theatre
13-17 May
His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen
21-24 May
Eden Court, Inverness
28-31 May
Theatre Royal, Glasgow 
4-7 June

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