Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet (1969) was a ballet production by The Norwegian National Opera, based on the play by William Shakespeare, with music by Sergei Prokofiev.

The director was Witold Borkowski.

Ellen Kjellberg, Sissel Westnes and Hanne Skram danced the role of Juliet.

Thor Sutowski, James de Bolt and Jean Pierre Bonnefous danced the role of Romeo.


(Objekt ID 55761)
Object type Production
Premiere October 6, 1969
Produced by The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet
Based on Romeo and Juliet by Sergej Sergejevitsj Prokofjev; Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
Audience Adults
Keywords Ballet, Classical ballet
Running period October 6, 1969  


Anne-Margrethe Skari’s private archive. Donated by Anne-Margrethe Skari, 17.11.2021

Einar Dahl's private archive. Donated by Einar Dahl, 30.05.2016

Performance dates
April 20, 1972Hovedscenen i Folketeaterbygningen Season premiere/Seasonal opening
September 12, 1970Hovedscenen i Folketeaterbygningen Season premiere/Seasonal opening
October 6, 1969Hovedscenen i Folketeaterbygningen Opening night