Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and just in time for the holiday, the ultimate love story will come to life thanks to the Atlanta Ballet. Jean-Christophe Maillot’s Roméo et Juliette will be performed Feb. 6 through 14, 2015 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

This version of Roméo et Juliette offers a fresh take on the classic Shakespearian love story as it envelops you in the tantalizing power of young, forbidden love. A limited number of performances are available, and tickets can be purchased now by visiting the Atlanta Ballet website. Tickets range from $20 to $120 per person.

For those without a significant other this Valentine’s Day, the ballet is offering the perfect alternative for watching the performance – a Girls Night Out. Friends can enjoy a pre-show drink and party at Cinco Mexican Cantina from 6 until 7:30 p.m., and then head across the street to the see the show at 8 p.m. As an added bonus, attendees will be entered to win a gift card to Spa Sydell! Girls Night Out will be held Feb. 12, 2015, and tickets for the party and performance are $35 per person. Cinco Mexican Cantina is located at 2851 Akers Mill Road in Atlanta.

Founded in 1929, the Atlanta Ballet is the longest continuously performing company in the United States, and it is known as the State Ballet of Georgia. In addition to offering a professional dance company, the Atlanta Ballet is home to a nationally acclaimed Centre for Dance Education, which is dedicated to nurturing young dancers while providing an outlet for adults to express their creativity. The centre serves more than 150,000 people each year.

In addition to Roméo et Juliette, the Atlanta Ballet has several other upcoming performances planned throughout the spring. These upcoming performances include Snow White, Camino Real and much more.

Most Atlanta Ballet performances are held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, which is located at 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway in Atlanta. To purchase tickets to Roméo et Juliette or other upcoming shows, call the box office at 404-892-3303. For more information on the Atlanta Ballet, visit

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