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The stars of this devine 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. This classic choreography of Romeo and Juliet by Kenneth MacMillan, set to the notes of Prokofiev in the historic and iconic opera house - Teatro alla Scala, Milan. In this ballet the choreographer MacMillan pays attention to human relations, lyricism and psychological tension, without neglecting moments of humor, 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.

  • Year
    2017
  • Runtime
    160 minutes
  • Language
    Italian
  • Country
    Italy
  • Premiere
    November 17, 2017
  • Rating
    Not Rated
  • Genre
    Ballet
  • Subtitle Language
    English
  • Note
    Teatro alla Scala [teˈaːtro alla ˈskaːla], lit. 'Theatre at the Scala') is a historic opera house in Milan, Italy. The theatre was inaugurated on 3 August 1778 and was originally known as il Nuovo Regio Ducale Teatro alla Scala. In addition to Copeland's 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.
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  • Director
    Choreography by Kenneth MacMillan; Video Director: Lorena Sardi
  • Cast
    Robert Bolle, Misty Copeland, Ballet Company and Orchestra of Teatro alla Scalla
  • Composer
    Conductor: Patrick Fournillier
  • Music
    Sergej Prokofiev