Balanchine had a fondness for tall dancers, and often created iconic solo roles for them. In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hippolyta seems to represent an almost Amazonian woman with long legs, a giant bow and a jetés that go on for days.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Apr. 11-19, 2014

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This page features a ballet video titled PNB’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream-Hippolyta. The ballet company performing in this ballet video include Pacific Northwest Ballet. Choreography featured in this video is by .