For thirty years, New Bedford Ballet has continued its mission of performing ballets, providing classical ballet training to children and adults, ensuring access to ballet instruction for all by granting scholarships, and educating the community in the value of the performing arts.
New Bedford Ballet has a respected reputation for high level dance training. We offer a complete and structured program of training in ballet for students age three through professional, and adult classes.
New Bedford Ballet once again brings magic to the Zeiterion Theatre stage with their performance of Cinderella on June 10th at 2:00 and 8:00. Set to the music of Sergei Prokofiev and the choreography of artistic director Rebecca Waskiel-Marchesseault, along with ballet instructors James Brown and Eugenia Zinovieva, dancers of all ages will bring the timeless rags-to-riches fairytale to life in celebration of New Bedford Ballet’s 30th anniversary.
Dartmouth High School senior Victoria Cameron captures Cinderella’s graceful, light-hearted kindness, while Old Rochester Regional High School senior Camryn McNamara entertains as the evil stepmother, provoking the cruel but comedic antics of the stepsisters, danced by high school juniors Caroline Mello and Ari Sweet. Guest artist Alex Lantz, company dancer with Festival Ballet Providence, enchants the audience with the strength, agility, and dramatic flair of Prince Charming, bringing professionalism and technical precision to the stage. In addition, colorful sets and charming costumes light the theatre with magical moments, complete with a whimsical pumpkin carriage, a glamorous royal ball, and the dramatic striking of the dreaded midnight hour.
This performance pays homage to Charles Perrault’s original fairy tale, capturing the message that kindness, humility, and hope are what matter most. Through the beauty of dance and magic of theatre, New Bedford Ballet casts this beloved story’s spell, bringing wonder and nostalgia to all ages.
New Bedford Ballet’s production of Cinderella is sponsored by Southeastern Development Co., LLC. Reserved tickets are $22, and general admission prices are $17 for adults, $10 for seniors, students and children. Special group rates are available for non-profit organizations. Tickets can be purchased by contacting New Bedford Ballet at 508-993-1387.
Since 1987, the non-profit New Bedford Ballet has continued its mission of bringing the performing arts to our community. To learn more about New Bedford Ballet, including child and adult classes and community programs, visit their website at www.newbedfordballet.org.
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