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Dancing Shakespeare

Synopsis
Extracts from three Shakespeare ballets performed by the National Ballet of Canada.
1. Frederick Ashton’s The Dream, adapted from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, to the music of Felix Mendelssohn.
2. Alexei Ratmansky’s Romeo and Juliet to the music of Sergei Prokofiev.
3. Christopher Wheeldon’s The Winter’s Tale to the music of Joby Talbot.
Series
Spotlight
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Transmission details
20 Apr 2021
Duration
23 mins

Credits

Choreographer
Alexei Ratmansky; Christopher Wheeldon; Frederick Ashton
Cast
Piotr StanczykLeontes, King of Sicily
Hannah FischerHermione
Harrison JamesOberon
Jillian VanstoneTitania
Skylar CampbellPuck (Robin Goodfellow)
Harrison JamesPolixenes
Joe ChapmanNick Bottom

Additional Details

Production type
Dance
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A; Romeo and Juliet; Winter’s Tale, The
Subjects
Dance; Shakespeare
Keywords
ballet

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/dj-KtjcwzqM
Online format
Streamed

Production Company

Name

The National Ballet of Canada

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
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