Both are former PNB principals and now members of Les Ballets de Monte Carlo under the artistic directorship of Jean-Christophe Maillot (creator of Roméo et Juliette).
Juliet's mother has just told her she must marry Paris.
Principal dancer Karel Cruz talks about his role as Friar Lawrence, and how it differs from other productions.
"For me, Roméo et Juliette was a big gamble the first time we brought it in... I didn't know at the premiere what the audience response would be" -Peter Boal
Passionate performances ignited by Prokofiev's magnificent score create an unforgettable portrayal of Shakespeare's young lovers.
"Though the men are in tights and the women on pointe, this is like no 'Romeo and Juliet' ballet you've seen before" -The Seattle Times
A few words from the leading couples of Pacific Northwest Ballet's Roméo et Juliette.
"A remarkable work… like no 'Romeo and Juliet' ballet you've seen before: It's intricate, often achingly beautiful, and never simply pretty." -The Seattle Times