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    Ballet Genève in Romeo and Juliet at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

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    June 22 - June 26, 2011


    Ballet Genève in Romeo and Juliet at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

    After a critically-acclaimed U.S. debut at Jacob's Pillow in 2007, Switzerland's Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève returns to open the Festival in this highly anticipated engagement. In the U.S. premiere of French choreographer Joëlle Bouvier's Romeo and Juliet, Ballet Genève's twenty-two "sleek, skillful dancers" perform this inspired contemporary ballet full of drama, grace, and style.

    Through contemporary, lyrical choreography, audiences will rediscover classic Romeo and Juliet tableaus, including the Capulet ball, the balcony scene, and passionate duels in the streets of Verona.The beloved story of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers unfolds in joyous ensemble scenes and romantic duets, with brilliantly reinvented sets and music from Sergei Prokofiev's sweeping classical score.

    Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

    358 George Carter Road
    Becket, MA 01223

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    Tickets $59.50-64.50; tickets on sale now.
    $10 Saturday/Sunday matinee Youth Tickets (sponsored by ALEX®; must be accompanied by an adult)

    General Day and Time Info:

    Wednesday, June 22--Saturday, June 25, 8pm
    Saturday, June 25 & Sunday, June 26, 2pm

    Phone: 413.243.0745

    Accessibility Information:

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