“Romeos and Juliets” - Megaron Athens Concert Hall

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“Romeos and Juliets”

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Overview

BRIDGES SERIES

The Bridges series is directed by Dimitris Maragopulos

In collaboration with the French Institute of Greece in the framework of the programme
“Grèce France – Alliance 2014”

– Romeos and Juliets
Artistic direction & choreography: Sébastien Lefrançois
Music: Laurent Couson

A hip-hop version of the story of Romeo and Juliet
This new version of Shakespeare’s play, created by Sébastien Lefrançois, displays a range of unexpected styles. Accompanied by 7 hip hop dancers, 1 circus performer and 1 actor, Sébastien Lefrançois reinterprets a series of symbolic scenes, such as the ball, the balcony and the battle between the Capulets and the Montaigus.  Why? To make Shakespeare come alive through the urban dance and culture and for the challenge it represents.

PERFORMERS:
Dancers / Trafic de Styles
Dorine Aguilar Juliet 
John Degois Benvolio 
Hakim Hachouche Mercutio
Sébastien Lefrançois Sir Capulet 
Giovanni Léocadie Romeo 
Estelle Manas Lady Capulet
Cyrille Musy Friar Laurence/ Count of Paris 
Otuawan Nyong The Nurse/ City of Verona
Feroz Sahoulamide Tybalt

Choreographic assistant: Céline Lefèvre
Stage design: Giulio Lichtner 
Dramaturgy: Magalie Léris 
Costumes: Mario Faundez 
Lights: Tom Klefstad
Electronic creation: Vincent Artaud
 
Production:
Cités Danse Connexions
Suresnes Cités Danse 2008 
Coproduction:
Théâtre Anne de Bretagne – Vannes Espace Jacques Prévert d’Aulnay-sous-Bois 
La Comète – Scène Nationale de Châlons-en- Champagne

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