Experience the highly acclaimed modern ballet adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet set to Sergei Prokofiev’s iconic composition. Created by Benjamin Millepied, the choreographer of the Academy Award-winning film Black Swan, and performed by LA Dance Project, this stunningly original production depicting the tragedy of Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers arrives in Dubai after acclaimed seasons in Paris, Los Angeles and most recently at Sydney Opera House.

About the Production

Benjamin Millepied’s modern ballet interpretation of the classic ballet updates the classic story into a modern urban love saga. The innovative production navigates between stage and screen, with live projections capturing the dancers in real-time from unexpected places within the theatre. This dynamic interplay between live performance and cinema offers a fresh perspective on the star-crossed lovers' tale.

Millepied's modern interpretation, enhanced by Prokofiev’s enduring score, promises to be a highlight of the dance season.

Why Attend

  • Innovative Choreography: Witness Benjamin Millepied's groundbreaking reinterpretation of a classic ballet, blending dance, cinema, and theatre.

  • Universal Love Story: Enjoy this modern ballet take on Shakespeare’s tragic love story Romeo & Juliet, reimagined for modern audiences

  • Stunning Visuals: Experience the unique projection system that brings a new dimension to the performance, using Dubai Opera's architecture to its full advantage.

Don't miss this extraordinary production at Dubai Opera. Secure your seats now for an unforgettable evening with Benjamin Millepied's Romeo & Juliet.

Approximately 1 hours and 15 minutes.

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