Ballet Idaho dances a ‘Dream’
Artistic director Peter Anastos revives his production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” based on William Shakespeare’s beloved comedy, with new choreography and performances by dozens of Ballet Idaho Academy students. The score uses Mendelssohn’s overture inspired by the play and other works by the composer to tell the story of two pairs of lovers who get lost in an enchanted forest and are beset by fairies.The performance features guest artists including Russian-trained ballet star Azamat Asangul Uulu. Elizabeth Keller and Nathan Powell are pictured as Titania and Oberon, queen and king of the fairies.
8 p.m. April 10, and 2 and 8 p.m. April 11, Morrison Center, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise. $38-$58. Boise State Tickets. BalletIdaho.org.