Romeo + Juliet by Ballet BC. Dancers: Emily Chessa, Brandon Alley. Photo: Cindi Wicklund
Ballet BC

Ballet BC’s Romeo + Juliet Puts a Modern Spin on Shakespeare’s Classic
Royal Theatre, March 13 + 14, 7:30 pm

There’s a contemporary familiarity to Ballet BC’s Romeo + Juliet created by French choreographer Medhi Walerski set to Prokofiev’s 1935 score. Walerski is known for making cutting-edge works for major international dance companies including Nederlands Dans Theater where he performed and choreographed for more than a decade. In recent exciting news, Walerski was appointed Ballet BC’s new Artistic Director effective July 2020, when he succeeds Emily Molnar who will become Artistic Director of Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT).

Full Media Release available here.