The BYU Young DanceMakers will make their dreams come to life as they perform self-choreographed dances on stage on May 4 and 5 at the De Jong Concert Hall Concert Hall in the Harris Fine Arts Center.
The performance, titled “Come Dream with Me,” features children ages 6-18 dancing interpretations of the wondrous things that can happen as soon as we fall asleep. Dreams of flying to the moon, learning to drive and visiting distant places will come to life on the stage. But sweet dreams are not the only kind of dreams. The fear of an oncoming nightmare will be expressed in the piece “Bad Dreams” performed by the boys in the group. The dancers will also perform a piece titled “Dream Catcher” that expresses the comfort that comes from the Native American ornament.
From adventurous dreams to nightmares, the performers open up to share what happens to them when they fall asleep. Kathleen Sheffield, the artistic director of the dance group said the performance will appeal to people of all ages.
“There is a dream for everyone in this show,” Sheffield said in a press release. “Attending one of the shows is like getting a glimpse inside the imagination of a child.”
Audiences are invited to come dream with the BYU Young DanceMakers and experience all the emotions of a dreaming child. Tickets cost $10 and are available at the Harris Fine Arts Ticket Office, at byuarts.com/tickets or by calling (801) 422-4322.