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Roxey Ballet To Perform Cinderella In May

originally published: 01/25/2017

Roxey Ballet To Perform Cinderella In May

(LAMBERTVILLE, NJ) -- Roxey Ballet, New Jersey's preeminent contemporary dance company, is proud to present "Cinderella" on May 6 and 7 at The College Of New Jersey’s Kendall Main Stage Theater. One of the most loved stories of all time, this classical, family-friendly production is accessible to all audiences.

Enjoy the story of the stepsisters' comic antics, some fairy dust, a handsome prince, and an ill-treated servant girl who, against all odds, finds true love. Sets, costumes, and lighting are masterfully combined in a visually stunning presentation of this favorite fairy tale. This production promises to be a shining example of the magic of dance at Roxey Ballet.

"Cinderella" is directed and choreographed by Mark Roxey, co-founder of this acclaimed professional company. Also featured are costumes designed by Alicia Worden and Nilda Roxey-Jones, and lighting designed by Jeffrey Goldstein. Alongside the international cast of Roxey Ballet's professional performers, Cinderella also includes over 60 young artists from neighboring communities, including Lambertville, New Hope, Doylestown, Newtown, Stockton, Hopewell, Lawrenceville, Pennington, Ewing, and Princeton.

“The goal of our annual Classic Stories is to offer familiar tales in vibrant ways to engage new audiences,” says Hailey Glover, Roxey Ballet’s Director of Education and Outreach. “Cinderella is a family-friendly production that highlights the talents of student dancers complemented by our fully professional ballet troupe. Even the youngest dancers play pivotal roles and their enthusiasm is contagious!”

Roxey Ballet To Perform Cinderella In May

Roxey Ballet's "Cinderella" programming includes a relaxed performance on May 6 at 1 PM. The sensory-friendly performance allows families with ASD and special needs, sensitivity issues, or young children to enjoy "Cinderella" in a supportive environment. Guests will be free to move around, and house lights will stay on at 50%. Trained volunteers will be present throughout the theatre to assist and direct audience members. Resources such as pre-visit, social stories, and picture schedules are available on their website.



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"Cinderella" is the first of three main stage performances of the season. On May 21st, Roxey Ballet will perform "Carmina Burana" with Princeton Pro Musica and Princeton Girlchoir, and on June 4, Roxey Ballet will perform "We vs. C", a collaborative experience to tell the stories of Breast Cancer survivors, at Grounds for Sculpture.

All performances of "Cinderella" will be held at The College Of New Jersey’s Kendall Main Stage Theater. Tickets are available at www.roxeyballet.org/cinderella.

The Roxey Ballet is supported in part by funds from the Bunbury Foundation, Church & Dwight Co., Inc, Cultural Trust of New Jersey, The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Hunterdon County Cultural & Heritage Commission. Merck Foundation, The Kennedy Center John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, New Jersey State Council on the Arts, NewMusic USA, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton, VSA: The International Organization on Arts and Disability, in addition to individual donors.





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Event calendar
Friday, Nov 16, 2018


MUSIC

THE MERCURY BROTHERS @ The Saint, Asbury Park - 7:30pm

Heather Maloney with Izzy Heltai @ Hopewell Theater, Hopewell - 8:00pm

Shockenaw Mountain Boys at the Minstrel @ Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, Morristown - 7:30pm

Cecile McLorin Salvant: Ogresse @ The Chase Room @ New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Newark - 7:30pm

Renaissance @ The Newton Theatre, Newton - 8:00pm

James Day & The Fish Fry @ Lizzie Rose Music Room, Tuckerton - 7:30pm







THEATRE

Annie @ Broad Street United Methodist Church, Burlington - 8:00pm

An Actor's Carol @ Cape May Stage, Cape May - 7:30pm

Annie @ Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal Park - 8:00pm

Apples In Winter @ Centenary Stage Company - Kutz Theater of the Lackland Center, Hackettstown - 8:00pm

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat @ The Levoy Theatre, Millville - 8:00pm

Billy Bishop Goes to War @ Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum, Morristown - 8:00pm

Kiss Me Kate @ Broadway Theatre of Pitman, Pitman - 8:00pm

Phoenix Productions Presents: The Hunchback of Notre Dame @ Count Basie Center For The Arts, Red Bank - 8:00pm

Enchanted April @ The Summit Playhouse, Summit - 8:00pm

Heathers, The Musical High School Edition @ Pebble Players, Oakes Center, Summit - 7:30pm

Spring Awakening: The Rock Musical @ Black Box PAC, Teaneck - 8:00pm

Into the Woods @ Studio Playhouse Upper Montclair, Upper Montclair - 8:00pm

The Drowsy Chaperone @ Lauren K. Woods Theatre at Monmouth University, West Long Branch - 8:00pm


COMEDY

Ladies Let Loose Stand-Up Comedy @ Pax Amicus Castle Theatre, Budd Lake - 8:00pm

WHOOPI GOLDBERG @ State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick - 8:00pm


KIDS

ROALD DAHL’S WILLY WONKA JR. @ Ridgewood Ave School Theater, Glen Ridge - 7:00pm

Nugget & Fang @ The Levoy Theatre, Millville - 10:30am and 12:30pm

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