Shakespeare's classic love story of Romeo & Juliet depicts the tragedy of two lovers whose struggle for love and happiness ends in death.
Bengt Jörgen's interpretation of this timeless classic has won international recognition and critical acclaim. It has been showcased in major cities and communities across Canada, the United States, China and Hong Kong.
"A production that looks like a ballet but feels like a play."
"Shakespeare ballet woos the audience."
"Bengt Jörgen crafts a jewel-box Romeo & Juliet."
"Bengt Jörgen focuses his dramatic lens on the title characters' love and creates an abundance of inventive pas de deux choreography, enchantingly danced by Jörgen and Tara Butler."
"Ballet Jörgen's two act version... is an appealing, resourceful, dramatically intelligent interpretation."