The Preview of Romeo and Juliet, was held on 10th November 2015 at the rehearsal studio of Hong Kong Cultural Centre and was attended by over 80 audience members. Pablo Guzman, Hong Kong Ballet’s Company Manager began by providing the audience with informative insights including the background, history, and the story of Romeo and Juliet. Following this, Artistic Director Madeleine Onne shared her experience of dancing the role of Juliet, as well as introducing and interviewing the guest artist André Lewis for his insights and experiences in staging this ballet for the Company for the third time.

Later in the evening, the audience enjoyed a first glimpse of the romantic encounter of Romeo and Juliet, the marvelous fencing between Romeo and Tybalt and the playful manner between The Nurse and Romeo’s friends, danced by the Company’s dancers followed by André’s instruction. The talk ended with Andre’s sharing his beautiful memories of the working with set designer Toer van Schayk and with the late Rudi van Dantzig, choreographer of Romeo and Juliet.


10.11.2015 (Tue) 7:30pm – 8:45pm (FULL)
GR3, 8/F, Grand Theatre Backstage, Hong Kong Cultural Centre


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