Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo Roméo & Juliette Artistic Director Jean-Christophe Maillot Saturday, February 24, 8 pm Mahalia Jackson Theater Premium Special Event!
Shakespeare’s tale of the most famous star-crossed lovers gets an exotic French twist in this “gorgeously original” (The Telegraph), stunningly imaginative interpretation by renowned choreographer and director Jean-Christophe Maillot. Flawlessly performed with impeccable artistry by an exquisite company of 50 dancers and set to the romantic Prokofiev score, this ultra-modern staging of Roméo & Juliette is a must-see event for ballet enthusiasts and new audiences alike.
“Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo has something startling and fine to show us in this swift and sleek dance treatment of the eternal story of Romeo and Juliet.” The New York Times
2018 BRAVO Gala
February 23 Hyatt Regency New Orleans
Celebrate the New Orleans Tricentennial with three spectacular events in one weekend, including the 2018 BRAVO Gala on Feb. 23 plus the performance of Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo's Romeo & Juliette with post-performance reception with the company on Feb. 24.