Hyde Park dancers in “The Nightingale”

The Hyde Park School of Dance (HPSD) will present its original production of the Hans Christian Anderson story “The Nightingale” at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 15 and 2 p.m., Sunday, March 16 at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St.

“The Nightingale” tells the story of an emperor who prefers his mechanical bird to the singing of a real one. When he falls near death the bird’s song restores his health.

The HPSD production will include more than 65 student dancers.

The 45-minute ballet was choreographed by August Tye, Aimee Tye, Sarah Ford and Allyson Ratliff.

Musical underscoring includes Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition.”

Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children ages 5 to 18, students and seniors with ID, and free for children under 5.

For more information, visit hydeparkdance.org or call 773-493-8498.