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Faerie Queen, The

Synopsis
Ballet inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream; created and choreographed by John Alleyne. Librettist John Murrell and music by Michael Bushnell and Owen Underhill after Henry Purcell’s The Faerie Queen and conducted by Derrick Inouye.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
8 Jan 2004 (Channel: CBC)
Duration
74 mins

Credits

Director
Alan Burke
Producer
Kirk Shaw
Cinematographer
Mark Adam
Writer
John Murrell (2)
Music
Henry Purcell; Michael Bushnell; Owen Underhill
Production Design
Peter Baran
Costume
Kim Nielsen
Choreographer
John Alleyne
Cast
Edmond KilpatrickTheseus
Andrea HodgeHippolyta
Edmond KilpatrickOberon
Sandrine CassiniTitania
Emily MolnarPuck (Robin Goodfellow)
Acacia SchachteHermia
Andrea HodgePeaseblossom
Chengxin WeiThistledown
Henry JonesLysander
James Russell TothEgeus
Justin PeckWill-o-the-Wisp
Kristen DennisHelena
Laura JenkinsCobweb
Michael JamesMustardseed
Nicholas Gede-LangeDemetrius
Nicola CavendishVoice of Puck
Simone OrlandoMoth

Additional Details

Theatre company
Ballet British Columbia
Production type
Dance
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Dance
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
Entrant in the Dance Films Asssociation’s 32nd annual Dance on Camera Festival 2004. The ballet was first presented on stage in October 2000.

Production Company

Name

Insight Film & Video Productions

Archive

Name

Dance Collection, Jerome Robbins Dance Division

Email
dance@nypl.org
Web
http://www.nypl.org/research/lpa/dan/dan.html External site opens in new window
Phone
212 870 1657
Fax
212 870 1869
Address
New York Library for the Performing Arts
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York
NY 10023 7498

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