William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, presented by award winning dance company Ballet Cymru is coming to The Gordon Craig Theatre on 12th June.
An outstanding adaptation of Shakespeare’s timeless play that features breathtaking choreography danced by some of the finest dancers around. This vibrant and dramatic production features Mendelssohn’s joyous music, choreography by the company’s Artistic Director Darius James and critically acclaimed costumes by Welsh Designer Yvonne Greenleaf.
A world of magic and mayhem in the most thrilling classical ballet this year.
“Impressively able dancers and a choreographer who can make use of every gift they have.” Sunday Telegraph
The Queen of the Fairies Titania, and Puck the mischievous messenger, inhabit the supernatural fairy kingdom. Bottom and his boot wearing “Rude Mechanicals” present their famous play Pyramus and Thisbe. And finally the lovers, caught in a thrilling web of mistaken identity and confusion finally find their way through the Athenian forest to an unforgettable and joyous reconciliation.
Ballet Cymru are a young, vital group of dancers who are pushing back the barriers of classical ballet. Using powerful and timeless stories the company challenges its dancers to interpret some of the finest characters in literature. Under the Artistic Direction of Darius James the company continues to develop its relationship with audiences through accessible educational workshops and exceptional, stylish performances.
*Critics Circle National Dance Audience Award 2006
*Artistic Director, Darius James, Creative Wales Award 2009
*Critics Circle National Dance Audience Award 2013
A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Gordon Craig Theatre on Wednesday 12th June.
Special Offer: Buy full price tickets for both ballets and receive £6.00 off the total cost!
Box Office on 01438 363200. or online: www.gordon-craig.co.uk