Act 2 Scene 2 - The balcony scene

In Act 2 Scene 2, Romeo hides in the Capulet orchard, hoping to catch another glimpse of Juliet. The two then exchange vows of love in the famous ‘balcony scene’.

This video shows a group of actors auditioning to play the part of Romeo. As you watch, consider the following:

  • how the audience would react to these different interpretations of Romeo
  • how these different interpretations would change the way Juliet acted
  • how you would get Romeo to act