SUSANNA LEINONEN COMPANY PREMIERES IN NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN OF FINLAND

Susanna Leinonen Company presents a commissioned work Romeo and Juliet in the National Council of Women of Finland’s 100th anniversary main event in Finlandia Hall on 29th October 2011.

The piece Romeo and Juliet is created by choreographers Susanna Leinonen and Jouka Valkama. It tells the classical love story with physical movement language bringing the lovers’ story closer to the present.

Salla Eerola and Jaakko Eerola from the Finnish National Ballet are dancing the leading roles.

Sound design is by Mia Erlin based on the music of Sergei Prokofjev. Erika Turunen has designed the costumes and drawings are by Tytti Wiinikka.

President of the Republic Tarja Halonen and Presiden of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaité will honor the celebration with their presence.

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