Ballet West

Romeo + Juliet

Romeo + Juliet

University of Utah Dance

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Principal Artists Beckanne Sisk & Chase O’Connell | Photo By Beau Pearson

Romeo + Juliet

Based on the Tragedy by William Shakespeare

Michael Smuin

Fencing Choreogaphy:
J. Steven White and Michael Smuin

Sergei Prokofiev

Costume Design:
David Heuvel

Scenic Design:
William Pitkin

Lighting Design:
Jim French

Jane Wood, with
Pamela Robinson-Harris, Bruce Caldwell, and Calvin Kitten

Additional Coaching:
Evelyn Cisneros

Featuring the Ballet West Orchestra, conducted by Jared Oaks

Special thanks to Celia Fushille, Artistic Director of Smuin Contemporary Ballet, for her significant contribution to the recreation of scenery, and costumes for this ballet.

Additional support for the creation of new scenery and costumes was provided by Sacramento Ballet.

World Premiere:
1979, San Francisco Ballet

Ballet West Premiere:
1988, Ballet West, Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre, Salt Lake City, Utah

This program lasts approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, with 2 intermissions.

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