The Dream Mixed Digital Programme
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The Dream synopsis
Read a synopsis of Frederick Ashton's ballet based on William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream
Dance without Time
Ismene Brown tells the story of how Ashton's Symphonic Variations came to be one of his greatest ballet creations
Watch: Bennet Gartside dancing on pointe
First Soloist Bennet Gartside talks about dancing on pointe in the role of Bottom
Watch: behind the scenes at The Royal Ballet
Soloist Kristen McNally takes us on a tour of her favourite places behind the scenes at The Royal Ballet
Watch: Ashton works in rehearsal
Watch rehearsals of Marguerite and Armand and The Dream during an ROH insight evening.
Watch: Symphonic Variations in the rehearsal room
Royal Ballet Principals Marianela Nuñez and Vadim Muntagirov perform a section of Frederick Ashton's Symphonic Variations
Watch: the role of Puck in rehearsal
Guest Principal Ballet Master Christopher Carr rehearses The Dream with Luca Acri and Marcelino Sambé
Full Live Cinema cast 7 June 2017
As with all live performances there can be last minute changes to the announced cast. Once the cast of the Live Cinema broadcast on 7 June 2017 is confirmed, you will find a full listing here.