Fairy tale ballet to be performed in Andalusia, cast announced

Published 12:00 am Saturday, February 20, 2016

Andalusia Ballet recently announced the cast for Sleeping Beauty,  set for March 18, 19 and 20 at the Dixon Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of LBW Community College. This will be the first time this family-friendly ballet has ever been seen in its entirety in Andalusia.

0220-Sleeping-Beauty-PictureThis timeless fairy tale tells the enchanting story of the beautiful Princess Aurora cursed to sleep for 100 years by an evil sorceress, Carabosse, until awakened by the kiss of handsome Prince Désiré. The magic and excitement of Sleeping Beauty is sure to thrill and is perfect for audience members of all ages.

Senior Company dancer Savannah Claire Morgan will dance the role of Princess Aurora, while Andalusia Ballet instructor Foye Dubose is cast in the role of Carabosse. Guest dancer Darren McIntyre will fill the role of Prince Desire.

Other cast members include:

• The King – Frank Shaffer

The Queen – Kim Baumgartner

•  Heralds – Drew Correro, Jacob Jernigan, Jarod Jernigan

• Fairies – Emma Henley, Paige Landreneau, Emily Anne Morgan, Hannah Sellers, Emily Ward, Sarah Beth Wriston

Fairy Attendants – Rosemary Bass, Audrey Danford, Ingram Dugger, Adeline Fischer, Rachel Fleming, Sophia Jones with Kole Varner, Jonathan Weed

Christening Guests – Halle Burkhardt, Gabby Godwin, Olivia Jones, Elizabeth McCalman, Hannah McCalman, Lindsey Stephens, Sydney Ward, Catherine Weed

• Garden Dance – Kate Day, Anna Duffy, Abigail Lee

Aliana Anderson, Isabella Burgess, Robin Correro, Nadia Grissett, Isabella Kipp, Anna Katherine Livingston, Molly Logue, Hannah Jo Wriston with Drew Correro

Garland Waltz – Sadie Brown, Rexanne Butler, Lucy Dantz, Olivia Jones, Abigail Livingston, Kayla Mitchell, Ella Kate Nichols, Kathleen O’Neal, Emmy Ellyn Rabren, Ada Short, Lindsey Stephens, Catherine Weed

Maids of Honor – Halle Burkhardt, Gabby Godwin, Elizabeth McCalman, Hannah McCalman, Julia Smith, Sydney Ward

Wedding Guests – Sadie Brown, Rexanne Butler, Abigail Livingston, Kayla Mitchell, Emmy Ellyn Rabren, Julia Smith

Jewels Pas de Trois – Elizabeth McCalman, Hannah McCalman with José da Silva

• The White Cat and Puss N Boots – Catherine Weed with Jonathan Weed

Little Red Riding Hood and The Wolf – Olivia Jones with Francisco Aguilar

• Cinderella and The Prince – Halle Burkhardt with Ian Matysiak

The Little Mermaid – Gabby Godwin

Snow White – Sydney Ward

Hop O’My Thumb – Kole Varner

• Bluebird – Lindsey Stephens with Azamat Asangul uulu

Additional information can be found by following Andalusia Ballet on Facebook and Instagram or by calling (334) 222-6620.