ROMEO AND JULIET

Teater Refleksion interprets one of the world’s most iconic classics to tell the story of Romeo and Juliet, whose love would not yield to fear, prejudice and power. Though the story of Romeo and Juliet is tragic the message remains full of hope for the future; because strongest of all is love!

Staged as (almost) wordless puppet theatre, it opens up to the severe and sometimes heavy themes by using humor, surprise, drama and deadly seriousness.  It takes full use of the magic of puppet theatre using skillful puppeteering to allow the elegant and expressive puppets to break the boundaries of the realistic realm. The puppets jump higher than life, loose their head quite literately and their arms suddenly reach out the full length of the stage. It resembles the lightness of playing in order to tell the story Romeo and Julie from 8 years and up.

 

It is a show for the keen to experience, for the curious of mind and childish at hart.

AGE: 8-12 YEARS

DURATION: 40 MIN

AVAILABLE LANGUAGE: 

Very little language.

Available in English, Spanish,

German and more

"[It] does not only re-tell Shakespeare’s classic as a child friendly tale…. It simply tells the whole cruel tragedy in a way that the children understand"

TEATERAVISEN

PERFORMERS:

Sif Jessen Hymøller

Aapo Repo

MANUSCRIPT:

Jesper B. Karlsen after Shakespeare 

DIRECTOR:

Bjarne Sandborg

SET DESIGN:

Mariann Aagaard

Niels Willum

- assisted by Amanda Axelsen Sigaard

PUPPETS:

Mariann Aagaard

Amanda Axelsen Sigaard

MUSIC:

Jakob Venndt

LIGHT DESIGN:

Morten Ladefoged

TECHNIQUE & WORKSHOP:

Morten Meilvang Laursen

William H. Nielsen

PHOTOS BY:

Bo Amstrup

CREDITS

TEATER REFLEKSION

 

Teater Refleksion creates performances for children and adults alike. During the past 25 years the theatre has created a unique knowledge and skills in puppetry and animation theatre. The performances are created in an intense production work where every detail and every movement is refined and perfected in order to create the illusion that the puppet has life.

For more info see www.refleksion.dk

c/o Teatret Gruppe 38
Irma Pedersens Gade 222
DK-8000 Aarhus C

Tel: +45 8613 5311

info@danishplus.dk

© 2019 by Teatret Gruppe 38

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