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To the Pointe: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

To the Pointe: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

All You Need to Know About A Midsummer Night’s Dream Before You Go!

George Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is part of SF Ballet’s 2021 Season. It will be performed in Program 04, running March 5–14.

Join Jennie Scholick, PhD for a quick overview of George Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Hear about the ballet’s creation in 1960s New York, revisit the story to figure out which dancer is Hermia and which one is Helena, and find out what to look for in this magical and mystical ballet!

Header Photo: Sasha De Sola and Vladislav Kozlov rehearsing Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream // Choreography by George Balanchine © The Balanchine Trust; Photo © Erik Tomasson