South Georgia Ballet and South Georgia Ballet Conservatory present their Spring Performance of Peter Pan
Have you ever wished you could escape to Neverland? Now is your chance! Follow South Georgia Ballet and South Georgia Ballet Conservatory as they take you to the second star to the right and straight on ’til morning in the Spring Performance of Peter Pan.
This will be the first time South Georgia Ballet, as well as, Cairo High School have incorporated flying into one of their performances. Join charismatic dancers Aubrey Brinkley and Christina Maggitas as they bring Peter Pan to life in an entertainingly fun filled journey with his friends, Tinker Bell (Sydney Ellen Rawlings), Wendy (Katie Wise) and her brothers John (Elise McPherson) and Michael (Emily Grace Tuten). Peter’s exciting adventures include a mystical serenade by an enchanting Mermaid Queen (Emily White), a daring rescue of the beautiful Tiger Lily (Alejandra Daniel), a tribal celebration with the alluring Native Chief (Madi Bruhn) and a spirited battle with Captain Hook (Faith Luke).
Eight graduating seniors will be featured in this performance: Aubrey Brinkley, Madi Bruhn, Alejandra Daniel, Faith Luke, Christina Maggitas, Sydney Ellen Rawlings, Emily White and Katie Wise. The ladies are outstanding dancers and SGB would like to thank them and wish them well as they start the next chapter of their own magical journey.
Flying effects for the performance will be provided by ZFX, Inc based in Louisville, KY. ZFX, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is the largest flying company in the world. The performance company will spend three days providing onsite flight instruction for the dancers and seven parent volunteers that will aide the dancers during the performance.
This year’s Peter Pan performance will be an original show, choreographed by Artistic Director, Outreach Education Director and School Director, Melissa June, Marketing Assistant and Rehearsal Coach, Kaitlyn Christensen, Ballet Mistress, Rebecca Ross and other SGB/SGBC staff members. June adds “We are so excited and proud to put on such an entertaining show with tremendously talented dancers and choreographers. It is a side of SGB that you have never seen before. The fact that we are flying puts this show over the top, literally!” SGB is proud to continue it’s 19th year tradition of fostering values in dancers such as discipline, strength and stretching beyond one’s boundaries to reach for personal growth improvements and enriching the communities in which they live. Several dancers who reside in Cairo will also perform in this year’s show, as well as Bainbridge and Moultrie.
Please join SGB and SGBC in support of it’s dancers by attending this entertaining show to be held at the Cairo High School auditorium on Friday, June 2nd at 7:00 pm and Saturday, June 3rd at 2:00 pm. We encourage you to buy your tickets in advance through Eventbrite or at www.southgeorgiaballet.org.
Join us for our 2017 H.O.T. Summer Intensive, June 12-16th for ages 8-18 in our brand new, renovated studios. We will offer a variety of classes, as well as, have master teachers: Christiana Bennett, Ballet Mistress at Alberta Ballet and Rachel Schur, recently coming off her role as Francine on Broadway in Jersey Boys. Young dancers wishing to dance the summer away are invited to attend SGB’s Summer Camp Program, Beauty and the Beast for ages 3-7 and Belle’s Ball for ages 8-12. Both camps will be held the week of June 19-23. To register for any summer program, please visit www.southgeorgiaballet.org.
For more information please call 229-228-9420.
Photographs taken by: Rynn & Kate Photography