The Royal Ballet will dance a unique and thrilling production of Romeo and Juliet at The O2 arena next month, performing on 17, 18 and 19 June 2011.
It will mark the first time that the world-renowned Royal Ballet company has danced in a UK arena and the evening promises to be truly spectacular event.
An all star cast of Royal Ballet dancers includes Carlos Acosta, Tamara Rojo, Alina Cojocaru, Johan Kobborg, Edward Watson and Mara Galeazzi (casting subject to change). The evening will also feature the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by the Royal Ballet Music Director, Barry Wordsworth.
The Royal Ballet, usually based at the Royal Opera House in London’s Covent Garden, will move lock, stock and barrel into the arena for these special performances. Bringing you even closer to the action, the performances will feature a filmed introduction to each Act, on giant, live-relay screens, as well as the virtuoso performances from one of finest ballet companies in the world.
Dates and Cast Information:
Friday 17 June 2011, 7.30pm: Tamara Rojo and Carlos Acosta
Saturday 18 June 2011, 2.00pm: Mara Galeazzi and Edward Watson
Saturday 18 June 2011, 7.30pm: Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg
Sunday 19 June 2011, 3.00pm: Tamara Rojo and Carlos Acosta