March 3rd – Texas Academy of Dance Arts’ Presents, Sleeping Beauty

Texas Academy of Dance Arts’

Youth Ballet Company Presents

The Sleeping Beauty

Presenting their first annual full-length spring ballet production, the Youth Ballet Company is proud to announce The Sleeping Beauty. With performances taking place at the historic Crighton Theatre in Conroe, Texas, The Sleeping Beauty promises to be an enchanting classical ballet experience. Danced to Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s original score, TADA’s Youth Ballet Company brings this classical ballet to life in vibrant colors, playful characterizations, and whimsical dancing choreographed by Ballet Program Director, Elise Elliott.

Featuring three of Ballet San Antonio’s talented performers – Sally Turkel, Luis Javier Corrales Ceballos, and Jack Lennon – audience members will be blown away by the beauty and virtuosity of the company’s talented young performers as they dance alongside these three established professionals. Turkel, who will be gracing the stage as our Princess Aurora, has been a principal dancer with Ballet San Antonio since 2014, and it is one of her favorite roles to dance. Turkel, who has also danced for Houston Ballet II and Colorado Ballet, has had the honor of in performing at dance festivals, conferences, and ballet galas around the world. Ceballos hails to Ballet San Antonio from Cuba and will be dancing the role of our handsome and heroic prince. Ceballos began his professional career in 2012 and has since danced with several companies as a soloist and principal performer. He has been with Ballet San Antonio since 2017. Lennon flutters onto the stage as Princess Florine’s Blue Bird during the ballet’s third act. Lennon has danced across the country performing works by numerous choreographers including Paul Taylor, George Balanchine, Brian Enos, and Val Caniparoli. He has performed in notable works such as Alice in Wonderland, The Nutcracker, and Cinderella.

The Sleeping Beauty will perform on March 3rd at the Crighton Theatre in Conroe with performances at 1pm and 5pm. Intermissions will be 20 minutes and audience members are invited to help themselves to a cash bar between acts. Tickets are on sale now at Tickets begin at $15 per person with obstructed view seating starting at $10.

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