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Romeo and Juliet retold through hip-hop dance and roller skating

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Published on Aug 14, 2015

Roller skaters and hip-hop dancers take over the Royal Opera House in a modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic love story, Romeo and Juliet.

This film is part of Deloitte Ignite 15, the Royal Opera House's annual arts festival, showcasing singers, musicians, dancers, costume and prop makers, street performers and much more. The festival runs throughout September 2015 and includes many free events. Find out more at: http://www.roh.org.uk/deloitteignite

Created in collaboration with somewhereto_
somewhereto_ has £7m from the Big Lottery Fund to unlock free space across the UK for 16-25 year olds until September 2016. So if you want to dance, skate or perform in amazing spaces across the UK, visit http://www.somewhereto.com for more information.

Narration written and performed by Samuel King
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Romeo and Juliet played by Nas Khan and Renee Castello

Music by 36 - Dream Tempest (3six Recordings, 2014)
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Dancers from Avant Garde Dance Company
Mollie Miah, Paaliba Abugre, Emmanuella Spence-Marshall, Danielle elden , Sia Gbamoi and Dani Harris-Walters
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