Ballet Petit Performing Arts Center in "Johnnie Appleseed" & "Cinderella"
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The last date listed for "Johnnie Appleseed" & "Cinderella" was Sunday June 24, 2007 / 5:30pm.
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Los Angeles' Herencia Flamenca has earned a reputation as one of the West Coast's leading flamenco ensembles, blending a respect for the roots of flamenco with innovative style. The company puts on a show with performers representing flamenco traditions from across Spain, including two very talented and very different dancers originally from Barcelona: company co-founder Yolanda Arroyo and veteran performer Dolores Gimenez, making her U.S. debut after decades of success as a dancer and choreographer in Spain. The company's other co-founder, guitarist Paco Arroyo, hails from Cordoba, while guitarist Vicente Gelo comes from Seville, and singer Sonia Berbel and guitarist Fernando Mejias were both born in Madrid. All these and more will unite for a show that embodies the soul of flamenco, both elegant and explosive. Learn More
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Ballet Petit Performing Arts Center will present a double bill at the historic Alex Theatre: “Johnnie Appleseed” and “Cinderella.”
The world premiere of “Johnnie Appleseed,” written and directed by Tracy Vonder Haar, will be performed by the Tap Company and the Senior, Junior and Ballet Companies in residence at the Performing Arts Center. The cast will be rounded out by students from the tap, jazz and hip-hop departments. This adorable, toe-tapping tale of John Chapman — or, in this case the female “Johnnie” — is sure to please audiences of all ages. Additional choreography is by Sven Toorvald, Katrina Jade, Logan Hutt, Shaun Curtin, Paul Romero, Chelsea Michener and Jenn Aedo.
Next on the bill will be a fresh retelling of “Cinderella,” combining some of the best elements of the traditional Cinderella stories from around the world into one ballet. This two-act version, performed by students of Ballet Petit Performing Arts Center, features Adam DiLoreto as the Prince, Logan Hutt as the Stepmother, and Senior Company members in the female leading roles. Under the direction of Tracy Vonder Haar and Logan Hutt, there is exciting new and original choreography by Sven Toorvald, Katrina Jade, Jerry Kokich, Shaun Curtin, Rowena Lopez-Dominguez, and Thais Leavitt.