Tickets are on sale now for Albany Berkshire Ballet‘s production of Paula Weber’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream performing in Albany, NY, Northampton, MA and Pittsfield, MA Aug 23- Sep 7.
Albany Berkshire Ballet’s magical two act retelling of Shakespeare’s comedy will be staged and choreographed by Paula Weber.
In this magical two-act ballet telling of Shakespeare’s beloved comedy, Queen Titania (Anna Acker) and King Oberon (Shane rule over the fairies and toy with the lives of mortals as they manipulate mismatched human lovers in ecstatic dance. With enchanting music by Felix Mendelssohn and stunning original set art by Thurston Munson, A Midsummer Night’s Dream is sure to delight all ages and experience levels.
Aug 23 , 7:30PM – Albany, NY – The Egg
Aug 31, 7:30PM – Northampton, MA – Academy of Music
Sep 7, 7:30PM – Pittsfield, MA – Colonial Theatre
Tickets: $30- 45
For tickets or more information: https://berkshireballet.org/tickets/
About Paula Weber
Paula Weber is Professor of Ballet and Chair of Dance in the Conservatory of Music and Dance, University of Missouri- Kansas City. She has performed solo and principal roles of more than 45 major works for companies such as Milwaukee Ballet, Chicago Ballet, Indianapolis Ballet Theatre, and Albany Berkshire Ballet (including our first 1987 production of Midsummer), and her choreography has been performed by dozens of major ballet companies throughout the United States. She has been a guest instructor of ballet throughout the U.S. and internationally.
Albany Berkshire Ballet
Nationally recognized for its versatility and excellence, Albany Berkshire Ballet has presented the finest in classical and contemporary ballet for audiences throughout the Northeast for over 50 years. ABB works to promote the work of diverse choreographers, initiate new repertory, and educate the public- particularly youth- about this form of artistic expression.