The Oak Ridge Civic Ballet Association will present an original ballet inspired by “Into the Woods” on Saturday, April 7, at the Oak Ridge High School Performing Arts Center.
Artistically directed by Molly Koon Quist along with assistant artistic director Sharon Nicklow-Cousins and assistant to the directors Sarah Jett, “Into the Woods” offers a unique take on some of your favorite fairy tales, a press release said.
“This is the first time we are performing this particular show,” said Wendie Aurin, assistant production manager. “Our dancers are excited to bring the stories of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Red Riding Hood, and more to life in this entertaining ballet.”
Tickets for “Into the Woods” are on sale now at www.orcba.org or tickets may be purchased at Mott’s Floral Design on Tulane Avenue, the press release said.
Feature shows at the Oak Ridge High School Performing Arts Center are Saturday, April 7, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets for these shows are $10 for adults and $5 for anyone under the age of 18.
Prior to the early performance on Saturday, children age five and up are invited to the “Fairy Tale Brunch” at 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., the press release said.
“Make memories with some of your favorite fairy tale characters, enjoy crafts, delicious food, and much more for only $20 per child,” the press release said. Tickets also include entry to the 2 p.m. matinee performance of “Into the Woods.”
“We encourage everyone to represent their favorite fairy tale character and join us for this unique event,” Aurin said.
The performance is made possible by the generosity of the Arts Council of Oak Ridge, Tennessee Arts Commission, Realty Executives, Scripps Howard Foundation, and the Dance Centre, the release said.
Organized in 1963, the Oak Ridge Civic Ballet Association is the oldest continuously chartered nonprofit dance organization in Tennessee. ORCBA’s goal is to provide an opportunity to enjoy the arts for dancers and individuals through classic ballet, modern, character and ethnic dance forms, the press release said. For more information or to make a donation, visit www.orcba.org.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
This press release was submitted by Wendie Aurin.
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