Do you remember the first Shakespeare play you ever read?
The line that got stuck in your mind, or the scene that captured your heart?
Well for one night only, 13 of the most beautiful and memorable Shakespearean plays including Macbeth, The Twelfth Night and A Midsummer Night’s Dream will come together in a show not to be missed – exposing the audience to a variety of dance genres and entertainment.
Masters of Choreography is set to showcase their latest production, ‘Shakespeare: Tragedies & Comedies’ one night only on 14 July at the Athenaeum here in Melbourne.
The Tragedies & Comedies that are the Shakespeare’s plays will be portrayed on stage through numerous dance genres such as a Contemporary version of Antony & Cleopatra, a Jazz & Classical Fusion version of Romeo & Juliet, a Ballet version of Macbeth and a Hip Hop version of The Comedy of Errors, with each play being presented through the vision of the chosen choreographer and their specialised genre of dance.
The production house behind the show, Masters of Choreography, have toured their shows throughout the world from Australia and the UK, presenting over 100 shows in the past two years alone.
They have showcased at venues such as The Palms at Crown, the Palais Theatre and the National Theatre. Masters of Choreography have also showcased at events including Australian Grand Prix’s opening night with Jay Sean at the prestigious Glamour on the Grid event.
They have also been selected as the official Dance Partners of the 2018 and also 2019 Arnold Sports Festival Australia.
Masters of Choreography Director’s, Jennifer and Milo said, “We want our audiences to be captivated and intrigued, to see the plays presented in a manner that they have never seen, all the while staying true to the story and respecting the words, emotions and vision of the legendary bard, William Shakespeare.”
Proceeds from the evening will support ‘The Footy Lady’ Susan Alberti’s namesake foundation, The Susan Alberti Medical Research Foundation and their important efforts for diabetes research, prevention and ultimately to find a cure.
Tickets available at Ticketek and the Athenaeum Box office from $48 – $73, with family and group packages available.