ABOUT: Shakespeare’s tragic love story offers insight into contemporary topics in Chiara Ajkun’s Romeo & Juliet. Diversity can be feared and any story of love and innocence strongly opposes the underlying destruction.
Choreography: Original Choreography by CHIARA AJKUN
Music: SERGEI PROKOFIEV
Running time: 1 hour 20 minutes (Full-Length Version)
ARTS IN EDUCATION NOTES:
Appropriate for:MIDDLE, HIGH SCHOOL & COLLEGE
Running Time: 1 hour 20 minutes (Full-Length Version); 1 hour (School Version)
Introductive lectures and Q/A periods are offered as part of the performance engagements and are included in school version running time. Romeo & Juliet may be performed in its full-length version, school version or as part of a mixed playbill (performances of excerpts from two or more titles) for the desired running time. Schools may elect to maximize funding by planning mixed program playbill, matinee/s and consider adding a full evening performance open to the general public. All performing engagements offer the option to add a participatory program or residency conducted during the same period of time.
Romeo & Juliet