Friday 6 October 7.30pm
A world of magic and mayhem in this stunning version of Shakespeare’s most magical play.
This funny and heart-warming adaptation features vibrant classical choreography and, using powerful and timeless stories, the company challenges its dancers to interpret some of the finest characters in literature.
Titania, the Queen of the Fairies, 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, 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.
Mendelssohn’s joyous music is interpreted by Artistic Director Darius James and highlights radiant costumes, sets and video projection.
Production images: Sian Trenberth Photography