A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Frolicking fairies, star-crossed lovers. and bounding Amazons share the stage in Javier Velasco’s fast, fleet, and funny adaptation of Shakespeare’s immortal comedy. Join us in this witty romp through enchanted glades where “the course of true love n’er did run smooth.” Set to some of Mendelssohn’s most memorable melodies, Midsummer’s makes magic! Carnival of the Animals: A colorful journey through the animal kingdom set to the beloved music of Camille Saint-Saens and folk music from all over the world. Presented in association with Animal Cracker Conspiracy and the Living Coast Discovery Center. Carnival features not just Velasco’s modern/ballet fusion staging but hip hop dance performed by alumnus of San Diego’s first and finest hip hop crew, Culture Shock San Diego.