Coastal City Ballet Presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Win Tickets


Saturday, May 5th, 2018 — 12:46pm PST
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Coastal City Ballet closes its 2017/18 season with the remount of Irene Schneider’s enchanting ballet, Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, May 19 at Vancouver Playhouse and June 8 at Surrey Arts Centre. Set to the exquisite music of Felix Mendelssohn, this full-length ballet, which premiered in 2013, will showcase the prodigious talents of the Lower Mainland’s finest young dancers in their season finale.

Coastal City Ballet
Gabriel Ritzmann & Emilie Siqueira. Photo by David Cooper

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

When: May 19, 2018 8:00pm
Where: Vancouver Playhouse (600 Hamilton St, Vancouver)
Tickets: Available online now.

There will also be a performance at the Surrey Arts Centre (13750 88 Ave) on June 8, 2018.

Commissioned from Schneider, former Artistic Director of Germany’s Magdeburg Ballet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of more than 60 original dance works developed by the choreographer for ballet companies and opera houses around the world. Created for families and children of all ages, this adventurous performance features lavish sets, spritely costumes, and a delightful score.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of magic, mischief, and mistaken identities. Two sets of lovers have fled the city for the forest where they become entangled in a lover’s quarrel between the Fairy King and Queen. Matters swiftly become more complicated with the introduction of the incorrigible Puck, a haphazardly applied love potion, and a crew of rough craftsmen attempting to rehearse a play. In the end, naturally, love conquers all and each character enjoys their happy ending.

Building on two successful, sold-out performances – 2016’s Swan Lake and 2017’s Giselle, Coastal City Ballet continues its tradition of spotlighting BC’s most promising dance talent as they prepare to launch to the world stage.

Win Tickets

I have a pair of tickets to give away to Coastal City Ballet Presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream on May 19th in Vancouver. Here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one contest winner on Friday, May 11, 2018 at 12:00pm.

Update The winner is Aria!

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46 comments

  1. Theresa Sampson says:

    I’d love to see this!! Thanks Miss604!

  2. Lorena says:

    Midsummer’s night dream….would certainly love to see the magic and mystery of this production! 🙂

  3. Melissa Hoffmann says:

    This would be an beautiful evening! I have always had a passion for dance. 😍

  4. Jacqui says:

    I would just love to see Midsummer Night’s Dream…..it would be a dream come true!
    Thank you Miss604 for the chance to win this amazing prize!🤗❤😀

  5. Joèl says:

    Looks wonderful. Would love to win!

  6. Kirsten says:

    This looks amazing! I would love to see Midsummer Night’s Dream. Thanks for the contest

  7. wen says:

    Hmm this is lovely thanks!

  8. Lor says:

    Looks like a fabulous event

  9. Samantha says:

    Would love to win!

  10. Jazzy says:

    I remember reading A Midsummer Night’s Dream in school, but I would love to see this!

  11. Sunshine H says:

    I would love to bring my daughter to the ballet!

  12. Stotes says:

    This would be fantastic!

  13. ho says:

    My daughter would love this

  14. AL says:

    Long live Shakespeare!

  15. Lexi says:

    I am studying this play.

  16. aria says:

    Thanks for the opportunity, Miss604!

  17. rose says:

    Looks wonderful.

  18. Ying says:

    Would love to go.

  19. Ari says:

    You are the best, Miss604!

  20. Pete says:

    I’ll go with my daughter.

  21. Ally says:

    I’ll take my mom.

  22. Garden says:

    Lovely!

  23. Theresa P says:

    I love A Midsummer Night’s Dream. I’ve seen the play and the opera but not the ballet, so this would be a great chance to go!

  24. Ana Milosavic says:

    This looks awesome!

  25. Cheuk Lau says:

    this is great

  26. Eileen says:

    I’d love to go!

  27. Jason B says:

    Looks great.

  28. Oksana F. says:

    I would love to win!

  29. Michael says:

    Yes Please!

  30. Julie F says:

    Sounds great

  31. Kim C says:

    I’ve never been to see a ballet. Would be a nice night out.

  32. Wei Z says:

    This would be an amazing night!

  33. Travelbuds says:

    I would love to take my daughter who takes ballet.

  34. tammy says:

    lovely night out

  35. FT says:

    Sounds great!

  36. Luke says:

    This looks awesome!

  37. Naomi says:

    this sounds utterly enchanting!

  38. Ariel C says:

    sounds like fun!

  39. adam steele says:

    thx for the contest

  40. Harold says:

    Sounds great.

  41. Chi says:

    Fabulous. Good luck everyone.

  42. Alo says:

    Thanks for the contest.

  43. Sarah says:

    Would love to go!

  44. Virginia says:

    I saw this play at Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival couple years ago. I wish to see its ballet version.

  45. Christine says:

    My favourite play!

  46. Alicia Marie says:

    I would LOVE to bring my husband and myself to the ballet! It’s something I’ve always wanted to attend and absolutely love! This would be such a wonderful opportunity. Fingers crossed.

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