Ballet Des Moines’ Romeo and Juliet

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Exclusively at Stephens Auditorium, Ballet Des Moines brings to life the timeless tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, in a world premiere choreographed by Tom Mattingly with live music by the Ballet Des Moines Orchestra. Set to the beloved score by Sergei Prokofiev, this ballet unfolds with passion, drama, and heart-wrenching emotion. Caught in the crosshairs of their feuding families, Romeo and Juliet face insurmountable odds, but their love defies all expectations, leading to a devastating climax. The incredible dancers of Ballet Des Moines pour their hearts into their roles, embodying the intensity of love, longing, and despair. From the languid balcony scene to the fiery fight sequences, every movement reflects the characters’ inner turmoil. Witness the power of love and destiny as Romeo and Juliet unfolds on stage—a ballet that transcends time and touches the soul.