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Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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Snow White the Ballet - Educational Performance

Gunter Theatre

The educational show will be roughly 45 minutes long, feature our professional dancers and deliver a message about morals contained within the story – love, forgiveness and humor. Additionally, dance technique and style will be described to the audience.

Carolina Ballet Theatre's Snow White the Ballet is a unique retelling of the classic fairytaleTraditionally, the story portrays the deep envy of the wicked stepmother and the evil that ensues. Carolina Ballet Theatre's imaginative adaption of the classic favorite beautifully captures both the comedic side of the dwarfs and wicked stepmother and the innocence of Snow White. Snow White the Ballet masterfully conveys the beauty in the fact that true love comes in many formats. The one-of-a-kind retelling features choreography by the acclaimed Mark Diamond, choreographer for Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux at the Chautauqua Institution and Program Director for Charlotte Ballet II. In addition to placing the comedic dwarfs on center stage, the ballet diverts from typical narrative and features a male dancer as the iconic wicked stepmother turned evil queen. The ballet is composed utilizing a collage of musical scores in order to craft a novel and unforgettable experience. 

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