Long Beach Ballet Arts Center's
 
11 th Annual School Performance

Saturday, May 18, 1991 2:30pm
Sunday, May 19, 1991 2:30pm

PROGRAM

SINGING IN THE RAIN (Tap Dance) 
Choreographer: Yolando Rubio-Soto 
Breanna Browder, Brandy Browder, Veronica Buck, Jenny Fisher, Lane Martinez, Susan McKibben, Morgann Rose, Jennifer Roseman, Katie Sanders, Lucy Anne Sanders, Sarah Seals, Katherine Soeung

BALLERINA GIRL 
Choreography: Melinda Sanford and dancers 
Kelly Bennett, Lindsay Sanford, Melissa Watson

SLEEPING BEAUTY
Ballet Adaptation by David Wilcox
Choreography by David Wilcox, Paula Vreulink & Lisa Street
Fairy Variations Coached by Alla Khaniashvili 
Additional Coaching by Julia Ellis 
Music mostly by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Costume Designs by Ann de Farra and Paula Vreulink
Lighting Design by Curtis Gathe

A celebration in the Palace of the King and Queen to celebrate the birth of their daughter, Aurora.

King
Mark Olson

Queen
Holly Clark

Court Dancers
Francesca Catibayan, Carolyn Clark, Laura Crawford, Clara D'Alltilia, Marie Francisco, Cathy Larsen, Sharlene Lim, Courtney Rand, Jamie Smith, Kimberly Spencer

Aurora's Fairy godmothers bestow their gifts upon the child. But before the gifts are all given, the Evil Fairy appears and pronounces one day Aurora will prick her finger on the needle of a spinning wheel and die. However, the Lilac Fairy intervenes with the promise that Aurora will not die, but fall into a deep sleep and will awaken upon the kiss of a Prince.

Evil Fairy
Shani Cartwright

Fairies
Shelley Benger, Karla Kelsey, Tina Nunes, My Anh Pham, Lourdes Romero

Lilac Fairy
Rebecca Thompson

Sixteen years later, Aurora, who is living with her fairy godmothers in the forest, dances with her friend in the nearby village. A handsome Prince, hunting in the forest, happens upon their merriment and takes notice of Aurora. Aurora's godmothers allow her to pick berries with her friends in the forest, but she becomes lost during a storm.

Aurora
Cindy Sheppard

Villagers:
Children Level 1
Noel Batte, Rebecca Boyajian, Jehan Budak, Shea Chodzko, Sarah Curtis, Dominique Dixon, Siobhan Edelbrock, Ashley Graham, Netonya Grandt, Meagan Hensley, Marianna Jamadi, Maria Javier, Kimberly Johnson, Ryan Jones, Genevieve Kent, Dionne Knauls, Christine Koehring, Alison Kremer, Lauren Lenhart, Kelly McCoy, Sarah Michels, Brendan Miller, Jarrod Miller, Erik Peters, Irene Reyes, Jennifer Roseman, Diana Salcido, Sherri Stephens, Shannen Will, Holly Zimmerman
Professional Level 4
Francesca Catibayan, Carolyn Clark, Laura Crawford, Clara D'Autilia, Marie Francisco, Cathy Larsen, Sharlene lim, Courtney Rand, Jamie Smith, Kimberly Spencer
Professional Levels 2 & 3
April Bamette, Kelly Bennett, Catherine Carter, Sara Clark, Kelly Ann Dumlao, Nara Hemandez,Danielle Larkin, Cecille Lou Lejano, Janet lin, Charisse Magsaysay, Jennifer Nesteby, Kari Regan, Frances Samonte, Lindsay Sanford, Sarah Secura, Dana Slay, Tammy Stephens, Julie Stephens, Kunthery Tiep, Melissa Watson, Carin Wu, Ashley Yano, Stevie Zimmerman

Prince
Alexander Greschenko

Friends
Allyson Triplett, Francesca Catibayan, Laura Crawford, Sharlene lim, Courtney Rand

-INTERMISSION.

The frightened Aurora is befriended by the animals in the forest. They dance to cheer her up. Suddenly, the Evil Witch appears with her helpers and a spinning wheel. Aurora pricks her finger on the needle and falls into a deep sleep. The Prince then appears with the Fairy Godmothers and he awakens her with a kiss.

Little Animals (Saturday Performance) 
Genna Atwood, Jaimie Marie Austin, Christina Dameron, Cynthia littleton, Heather Price, Allen Rachel, Sophia Crystal Rocha, Kara Rouse, lia Sagehom, Lauren Silver, Amanda Stanwood, Ashley Tamtis, Tatiana Tave
Little Animals (Sunday Performance) 
Nazila Alexander, Natasha Anderson, Ashley Applegate, Benjamin Cabot, Claire Calstrom, Leslie Ann Corpuz, Ashley Dunavant, Isabel Nicole Galarza, Christina Javier, Mallory Kremer, Corinne McLaughlin, Steven Sheppard, John Michael Sowers, Joseph Sowers, Ashley Tave 

Deer
Lauren Adler, Danielle Cabot, Katie Christensen, Susana Collantes, Roseanna De la Cruz, Eunice Domacena, Jennifer Fematt, Tamara Fields, Erica Finstad, Jennifer Hernandez, Kristy Kimmel, Gabrielle Lawson, Jennifer Miranda, Teresa Murtaugh, Erin Sheppard, Lindsey Slay, Anne Sowers, Elizabeth Sowers, Julie Swanson, Dorothy Villani, Sarena Zeineddine

Bluebirds (Saturday Performance) 
Holly Carter, Megan Chesshire, Sara Colon, Alan Dykstra, Amanda Johnson, Jilian Koehring, Daniella Larsen, Chelsea Mohr, Rachel Mohr, Lisa Nakhjiri, Megan Smith
Bluebirds (Sunday Performance) 
Rachel Andrews, Maggie Corr, Nicole Gabe, Janiece Gonzales, Naomi Markle, Tina Michael, Summer Nichols, Tina Walker

Witches Helpers
Vanessa Barlow, Nicole Campbell, Amie Fasnacht, Jackie Gordon, Jenny Hedley, Marisa Hill, Tanya Inthapanti, Tiffany Jones, Morgann Rose, Jill Shirey, Tracy Wyant, Kristen Yee

In the palace for the wedding of Aurora and the Prince, each Fairy blesses the couple with a dance. The guests join in a final dance to wish the newlyweds a happy life together.

Crystal Fountain Fairy
Karla Kelsey

Enchanted Garden Fairy
Tina Nunes

Woodland Glade Fairy
Shelley Benger

Songbird Fairy
My Anh Ph am

Golden Vine Fairy
Lourdes Romero

Lilac Fairy
Rebecca Thompson

Flower Garden:
Roses
Josie Bartoletti, Sarah Leigh Day, Kimberly Grant, Chantal Jura, Emily Krafft, Emily Zamorana

Buttercups
Christine Benker, Melissa Davila, Andrea Peatman, Erica Robinson, Catherine Soeung, Kristina Willis

Orange Blossoms
Jamie Jordan, Dorothy La Rosa, Crystal Lupo, Nastassia Mehranian, Kelly Sheridan, Bernadette Wessolowski

Irises
Brandy Browden, Jenny Fisher, Michele Gehrke, Kristen Nakhjiri, Makeda Robinson, Kristen Viis

Lilacs
Shemeka Bullock, Jacqueline Jacobs, Angela King, Suda Kongpradist, Diana Littleton

Orchids
Brianna Browden, Kelly Busse, Christina Johnson, Lane Martinez, Erica Schuster, AnnaBelle Van Pool

The End


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