A Beautiful Ballet Performance Hits the Charleston Music Hall Stage
Are you ready for a magical experience? Ballet Academy of Charleston has revived this old ballet known as “The Fairy Doll,” and made it their own with original choreography by Jessica Lighthart, Amanda Evans, Natasha Nast, and Sarah Bowdoin, and directed by school owner, Corina Fimian.
In the charming tale of “The Fairy Doll”, a toyshop is the setting. The curtain opens on the proprietor and his assistant entering the shop. They are soon visited by various townspeople, including a poor farming couple and a wealthy aristocratic family. The proprietor shows the families the various dolls of his shop. Amongst them are: a Spanish doll, an Austrian doll, a Harlequin doll, a Broken doll as well as the lovely Fairy Doll.
The wealthy aristocratic family is immediately enraptured with the Fairy Doll, and they make an order to buy her. The poor farming family purchase a Harlequin doll and the Austrian doll. They each make arrangements to have the dolls delivered the following day and leave the shop as it is closing for the night.
Originally set on a cast of amateur aristocrats, this simple, yet enthralling ballet had immediate appeal and was soon refashioned for the professional dancers of the Vienna Court Opera. With beautiful costumes and stage sets, this family-friendly performance features 50 students of the Ballet Academy and is sure to delight young and old. Don’t miss out when it hits the stage this Friday!
At Parks at Nexton Apartments in Summerville, South Carolina, we love mixing up on-site events with those happening in our greater area. Be sure to pencil this one into your busy schedule!
Friday, April 26, 2019–6:00 PM
Event Venue Location:
Charleston Music Hall
37 John Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29403