Exciting, athletic and energetic, choreographer Adrienne Canterna’s take on the Romeo and Juliet story was well pitched for her enthusiastic young audience.

Shakespeare’s complex narratives are not easy to convey in dance, but there was no danger of losing the plot in this production: each character’s name was projected on the backdrop when he or she first appeared, and the programme gave a breakdown of the narrative scenes, listing them like numbers in a musical. (more…)