Kingwood Dance Theatre presents Cinderella
- Written by Jeffry Tupa
Kingwood Dance Theatre invites the public to attend Cinderella Storybook Ballet. The ballet is choreographed by Sheryl Rowland, Kelly Agnew, Trish King and Mary Hayes to the music of the Strauss Family. Guests will see the classic story of sweet Cinderella as she wins her prince, despite the antics of her jealous stepfamily. This family-friendly event features the dancers of Kingwood Dance Theatre. The role of Cinderella will be performed by Genevieve Coovrey and guest artist Eric Sampson will dance Prince Charming. The role of the Fairy Godmother will be danced by Lauren Montelone. Savannah Smith and Cecelia Spear will share the role of stepmother. Catherine Cummings, Kaitlyn Odlum, Jordan Anholt and Alex Lance will share the two stepsisters' roles. The ballet also features a Prissy Cat and Tom Cat. This pas de deux will be danced by Lauren Peterson and guest artist Eric Glenn. Madison Bibb will dance the role of Starlight Fairy. The shows will be held at the Nathaniel Center Friday, April 11, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, April 12, at 2:30 and 7 p.m.; and Sunday, April 13, at 1:30 p.m. All shows except for the Saturday matinee will be a dinner theater format. Tickets are $25 for general admission, or reserved tables of eight may be purchased for $240. The Saturday matinee does not include a meal, but concessions will be available for purchase. Tickets to the Saturday matinee show are $15, and reserved tables of eight are $160. Tickets are available at the Rowland/Ballard School of Ballet, 1320 Kingwood Drive or by calling 281-358-4616. General admissions tickets can also be purchased online at kingwooddancetheatre.com.