Prize for Ballet
Nominees 2018

Romeo and Juliet

Czech Republic
National Theatre Brno



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Romeo and Juliet
Jiřina Šlezingrová

The last living lady, who has danced the world premiere of Romeo and Juliet ballet in Brno speaking about her memories of the premiere.

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Psota 1952

Public Nominee

First Romeo in ballet would celebrate 110th birthday!

01 May 2018

Brno / Czech Republic

We are celebrating the anniversary of the 110th birthday of the legend of Brno and Czech ballet Ivo Váňa Psota - a legendary dancer and choreographer. More about the first Romeo and his successful but short life here: http://bit.ly/ivovanapsota

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Ivo Váňa Psota

Public Nominee

Do you know him? This is the first balletic Romeo in the World!

11 April 2018

Brno / Czech Republic

The very first balletic Romeo in the world was famous Ivo Váňa Psota, a former soloist of the Ballet NdB. He danced the world premiere of ballet version Romeo and Juliet on 30th December 1938 in Mahen Theatre in Brno. But not only danced... He was a director of this performance too. Ivo Váňa Psota is one of the most important person in the Ballet NdB history.

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Ballet NdB_This is us :)

Public Nominee

Ballet of the National Theatre Brno

27 March 2018


Hello everybody! This is us, Ballet of the National Theatre Brno. We are really happy we can share with you our project Romeo and Juliet! Check it out and bring back to life Romeo and Juliet in Brno!
#bringbacktolife #romeoandjuliet

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