Farragut dancers bring ‘Fairy Tales’ to life
Oak Ridge Civic Ballet Association will present “Fairy Tale to Fairy Tale” in Oak Ridge Performing Arts Center, 1450 Oak Ridge Turnpike, beginning at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 1, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 2.
The ballet is comprised of scenes from four popular fairy tales: The Little Mermaid, Snow White, The Frog Prince and Beauty and the Beast, and in its cast are several members of the Farragut community in lead roles. Those include Farragut High School student Lily McDonnell as Ariel and Farragut Middle School student Henry Williams as Prince Eric and The Frog Prince.
Additionally, FHS students Lily Egner and Autumn Mullins will share the roles of Ursula and Snow White, while FHS student Addison Doss and Farragut resident Adalyn Garland will share the role of The Frog Princess.
Other Farragut residents performing in the ballet are Josie Braun, Elaina Conger, Sarah Egner, Henry Garland, William Garland, Patton Mullins, Addison O’Dell, Paige Stephens and Joseph Tobin.
Ticket prices range from $10 to $20, and may be purchased online at orcba.org or at the door.
Founded in 1963, ORCBA is a non-profit community arts organization devoted to the education and production of ballet as an art form. “ORCBA is devoted to stimulating a wider appreciation of dance, developing local dance talent, and bringing quality performances to Oak Ridge, Knoxville and the surrounding communities,” an ORCBA press release stated.
To learn more about ORCBA, a 501c-3 organization, visit orcba.org or follow ORCBA on Facebook and Instagram.