Set in 16th century Verona, Romeo and Juliet chronicles Shakespeare’s tale of two beautiful teenagers from families on opposing sides of a bitter feud. With its sweepingly regal ballroom scenes, vivacious swordplay and poignant pas de deux, Ben Stevenson’s production is a feast for the eyes. With impassioned dance and bold theatrics, it’s an ideal showcase for the company’s newest stars. The ballet that inaugurated Wortham Theater Center in 1987 is back in this, our inaugural season rehearsing in the new Center for Dance.

Running June 7-17, 2012.

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This page features a ballet video titled Interview with Stanton Welch about Romeo and Juliet. The ballet company performing in this ballet video include Houston Ballet. Choreography featured in this video is by .