A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Balanchine / Mendelssohn
Enter this undersea fantasy of magically entangled lovers, fairy royalty, magic spells, and happy-ever-after in Shakespeare’s timeless tale of love.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Trailer
This extraordinary reimagining of Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is an unforgettable oceanic spectacle inspired by South Florida’s glorious seascape featuring a fairytale cast of children and singers, and the breathtaking Miami City Ballet dancers performing to the treasured music of Mendelssohn, performed live by Opus One orchestra.
Dive into this “shimmery, shadowy, magical jewel box of a show” (Miami Herald) inspired by Miami and sure to captivate audiences of all ages.
“Brilliant choreography, vivid performances… the dancers seem like darting fish in the dark depths…. cinematic.” Miami Herald
“A most refreshing company, enthusiastic, precise and free… marvelously iridescent.” New York Times
“Mesmerizing… offers the intoxicating impact of being seduced.” Palm Beach Daily News
Costume design by Oka Doner pictured in performance photos.
George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust
Scenic, Projections, Properties, and Costume Design
Michele Oka Doner