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DVD + Blu-Ray:
Romeo and Juliet / Roberto Bolle & Misty Copeland

Author: C Major Entertainment

This classic choreography of Romeo & Juliet by Kenneth MacMillan is legendary in La Scala´s repertoire, featuring the stars Roberto Bolle and Misty Copeland.

  • Romeo and Juliet / Roberto Bolle & Misty Copeland | Copyright: © C Major Entertainment

    Romeo and Juliet / Roberto Bolle & Misty Copeland © C Major Entertainment

  • Romeo and Juliet / Roberto Bolle & Misty Copeland | Copyright: © Brescia e Amisano / Teatro alla Scala

    Romeo and Juliet / Roberto Bolle & Misty Copeland © Brescia e Amisano / Teatro alla Scala

  • Romeo and Juliet / Roberto Bolle & Misty Copeland | Copyright: © Brescia e Amisano / Teatro alla Scala

    Romeo and Juliet / Roberto Bolle & Misty Copeland © Brescia e Amisano / Teatro alla Scala

In this ballet the choreographer MacMillan deals with the matter paying great attention to human relations, lyricism and psychological tension, without neglecting moments of humour, through the dynamics and the emotions of ballet d’action.

Set and costumes are designed especially for La Scala by Mauro Carosi and Odette Nicoletti. The stars of this masterly performance are Roberto Bolle and Misty Copeland, together for the first time in this ballet. Iconic ballerina Misty Copeland makes history as the first African American Female Principal Dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theatre.

In addition to her dance career, Copeland has become a public speaker, celebrity spokesperson and stage performer. She has written two autobiographical books and narrated a documentary about her career challenges, "A Ballerina's Tale".

In 2015, she was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine, appearing on its cover. It’s the first performing Ballet DVD featuring Misty Copeland!

Original title Romeo & Juliet
Genre Ballet
Recording location Teatro alla Scala, January 2017
Duration 151 mins + 9 mins Bonus (Roberto Bolle talks about Romeo & Juliet)
Production Company A co-production of RAI and Teatro alla Scala
Composer Sergei Prokofiev
Orchestra / Band Orchestra of Teatro alla Scala
Conductor Patrick Fournillier
Choreography by Kenneth MacMillan
Dance Company Ballet Company of Teatro alla Scala
Soloist Roberto Bolle, Misty Copeland, Antonino Sutera, Mick Zeni, Marco Agostino, Riccardo Massimi

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