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Dance review: Bare-bones ‘Romeo’ captures spirit of Shakespeare’s tragedy

Swiss ballet troupe opens season at Jacob’s Pillow

Friday, June 24, 2011
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Though “Romeo and Juliet” holds the keys to great theater in dance, not every choreographer can serve the story and the music well. Happily, Joelle Bouvier has succeeded in the version she created for Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève. The Swiss company opened Jacob’s Pillow 79th season this week with the U.S. premiere of this contemporary rendering. Stripped down to its bare essentials, this “Romeo and Juliet” held sway....

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