“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is one the plays by Shakespeare with the most rich and resourceful story. The entire play is staged in the form of musical with theme of“Summer and Dream.” In addition, the play will employ two completely different forms of performance: one is at the space of Nanhai Theater Stage, and the other is put on at Nanhai Open-Air Arts Square. Besides, the props will be entirely done by students as they will bring what they have learned in the past three years into “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” with a hallucinatory yet fast movable stage. The play will be presented with same most unusual air and sentiments by the diverse combination and creation et bady.
In terms of design for performance, it should combine dance, acrobat, stunts, fire-dance, and skating, and other elements, assisted with factor of dancing as we do hope to break loose of the stereotype of stage and eliminate the barrier between actors and audience. In such a way, it can help to lead audience into the theatrical context, and really sense the atmosphere of “Summer and Dream.”