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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Experience the life of a Hollywood icon as the historic Alex Theatre hosts Loretta Young's 100th birthday gala. A paragon of grace and beauty, the Oscar- and Emmy-winning actress stole Clark Gable's heart and advanced women's status in entertainment by becoming the longest-running female host of a prime-time television show with The Loretta Young Show. Leading lady of such films as The Farmer's Daughter, The Bishop's Wife and The Stranger, Young shared the screen with such greats as Cary Grant, Orson Welles and Joseph Cotton. Young's son and daughter will be on hand, along with celebrity friends, to take the audience on a journey through the star's life. Movie clips, conversations, testimonies, dramatizations and an exclusive exhibit of Young's famous dresses and cherished possessions will bring this Hollywood legend to life. 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.