ROMEO & JULIET PAS DE DEUX. Leonid Lavrovsky 1940
- Choreography: Leonid Lavrovsky
- Music: Sergei Prokofiev
This version of the Romeo and Juliet pas de deux is an extract of the work composed by Sergei Prokofiev and choreographed by Leonid Lavrovsky and depicts the “balcony scene”. Romeo and Juliet is considered one of the best ballets of the 20th Century and was the first to be based on a Shakespeare work. The work was premiered in 1940 at the Kirov theatre in Saint Petersburg and in 1946 it triumphed at the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow.