2012

Romeo & Juliet

William Shakespeare’s tragic but timeless love story has touched people’s hearts for centuries. In the hands of choreographers Susanna Leinonen and Jouka Valkama the work gains an interpretation in which two families and two languages of movement meet.

Choreography Susanna Leinonen and Jouka Valkama
Music Sergei Prokofjev
Sound Design Kasperi Laine
Costumes Erika Turunen
Lighting Design Hanna Käyhkö
Visual Design Tytti Wiinikka, Susanna Leinonen and Jouka Valkama
Video Jouka Valkama
Dancers Daniela Bendini, Elina Häyrynen, Aksinja Lommi, Natasha Lommi, Maija Kiviluoto, Sam Vaherlehto, Jouka Valkama
Dancers on the video Jaakko Eerola, Ima Iduozee, Jaana Kovanen, Annika Nieminen, Lotta Suomi, Elisa Tuovila, Frans Valkama, Emmi Väisänen, Henrik Burman

Duration 60 min
Premiere 30.11.2012 Stoa, Helsinki
Production Susanna Leinonen Company
Financially supported by National Council for Dance, The City of Helsinki Cultural Office, Ministry of Education and Culture, Kone Foundation, Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation, Finnish Cultural Foundation and Villisilkki

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