A Midsummer Night’s Dream audio described broadcast ballet

December 6, 2021 11:48 am Published by


Poster presenting A Midsummer Night’s Dream

RNZB: Royal New Zeland Ballet. Artistic Director Patricia Barker. The Ryman Healthcare season of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Audio Description available

Following the success and feedback from the previous digital audio described broadcast events, this December you’ll be able to experience this ballet in the comfort of your own living room.

The Royal New Zealand Ballet (RNZB) in collaboration with Audio Described Aotearoa is delighted to present a FREE audio described live broadcast of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

The performance lasts 110 minutes, plus 10 minutes of exclusive behind the scenes content.

To view A Midsummer Night’s Dream go to our audio described broadcast website page and click on the link to register.

While it’s a free viewing, registration is essential. Available to watch online from Thursday 9 December (9am) until – Sunday 12 December (midnight), 2021 (NZST)

Written introductory notes will be available on the website closer to the date. The notes will provide you with vital information about the costumes, set and lighting and give you background information about the performances.

While it’s free viewing, everyone has to register to access the audio described ballet.

To register you need to:

4 simple steps:

  1. Copy your unique code
  2. Click the watch Now button
  3. Enter your email address that corresponds with your registration
  4. Paste the unique code into the corresponding field and Enjoy your viewing of the Royal New Zealand Ballet A Midsummer Night Dream ballet!

For enquiries, please contact RNZB Education, Community & Accessibility Manager Pascale Parenteau pascale@rnzb.org.nz


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