Cinderella is a kind and hard-working young woman whose domineering stepmother and silly stepsisters treat her as their servant. They refuse to allow her to consider attending the Royal Ball, at which the Prince is rumored to be choosing his bride-to-be.
Not even eight charming bluebirds can cheer Cinderella up; she so longs to fly free as they do.
A beggar stumbles indoors, cold and hungry. Cinderella shows kindness and compassion despite the protests of her stepfamily who mock the old hag.
The stepmother calls upon the Dance Master to instruct the not-quite-coordinated stepsisters in preparation for the ball. The stepsisters are determined to win over the prince with their poise and irresistible charms.
At long last, it is time to leave for the ball. A dispirited Cinderella is left behind to finish her chores.
Suddenly Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother appears before her to grant her wish! The Fairies of the Seasons and creatures of the forest are called to prepare Cinderella for the ball. The Fairy Godmother warns her that the magic can only last until midnight and summons the Clock Trolls to repeat the message if needed.
Her rags transformed into a bejeweled dress, Cinderella arrives at the palace resembling a princess and is unrecognizable to her stepfamily. The Prince is enchanted by her beauty and goodness. Cinderella, blissfully happy, loses track of time. The Clock Trolls appear at the first stroke of midnight. Terrified that she might be revealed as a lowly servant, Cinderella flees from the palace, losing a crystal slipper in her haste. The Prince is heartbroken but is determined to find her.
Prince Charming searches the lands to find the maiden whose delicate foot can fit into this unusual slipper. Finally he searches his own kingdom and eventually arrives at the house of Cinderella and her stepfamily.
The stepsisters try on the shoe, with no luck. Even the stepmother is determined to squeeze her monstrous foot into the slipper. Finally, it is revealed that Cinderella has the other slipper! Although clad in her humble rags, the Prince looks into Cinderella’s eyes and sees the woman he fell in love with.
Overjoyed to be with one another again, they declare their love and are married.
Cinderella and the Prince live happily ever after.
Sat 2pm: Kayleigh Danowski
Sat 7pm: Madison Jayne Cole
Sun 2pm: Tayla Kelley
Sat 2pm: Keith Reeves
Sat 7pm: Keith Reeves
Sun 2pm: Trey Luciano
Fairies of the Seasons
Spring: Emma Hernandez
Summer: Nova Rae Gaffney
Fall: Rena Bernardini
Winter: Angela Wentling
Saturday 2 pm: Tayla Kelley and Madison Jayne Cole
Saturday 7pm: Tayla Kelley and Kayleigh Danowski
Sunday 2pm: Madison Jayne Cole and Kayleigh Danowski
Friend of The Prince
Sat 2pm: Nova Rae Gaffney
Sat 7pm: Angela Wentling
Sun 2pm: Nova Rae Gaffney
Sat 2pm: Magdalene Ramich
Sat 7pm: Caroline Bixler
Sun 2pm: Magdalene Ramich
Olivia Allen, Skylar DeVore
First Bluebird: Clare Montanaro
Lead Bluebird: Natalia Mondello
Spring Fairy Corps
Summer Fairy Corps
Autumn Fairy Corps
Winter Fairy Corps
Staff and Production
Assistant Director - Janet Wentling
Videography and Publicity Photography - Demian Spindler
Graphic Design - Lisa Gates
Wardrobe Mistress - Pam McMindes
Jim Niger, Professional Instant Press
New York State Ballet Board Members
Katherine Johnson - Founder and Executive Chair
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Keith Justin Reeves
Keith Reeves, a native of Augusta, began his training at age 15 with the Jessye Norman School of the Arts. Shortly after he joined the Augusta Ballet School now known as Colton Ballet under the direction of Zanne and Ron Colton. He has received scholarships to summer programs at Nashville Ballet, Joffrey Ballet School and The School at Jacob’s Pillow. In 2015, Justin received the Audrey B. Morgan Scholarship for the Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education Conservatory program and later joined the company. He has performed works by Jiri Kylian, Salvatore Aiello, George Balanchine, Dwight Rhoden, Mark Morris, Kiyon Ross, Annabelle Lopez Ochooa, Ricardo Armante, Tara Seem Yuri Possokhov Ohad Naharin, among others. Last season he worked with Atlanta Ballet’s resident choreographer, Claudia Shrieier, on a solo for the Guggenheim WPA Virtual commission called “Force of Habit.” Justin was also featured in the 2021 March edition of In Style Magazine’s “Black Trailblazers.” He started on his choreographic journey with the Atlanta Ballet School’s conservatory program in 2016. In 2019 he choreographed on the Atlanta Ballet’s second company. Justin is excited to take on a year of freelancing and is choreographing and working on his LGBTQ dance collective “Bodies in Motion ATL.”
Dr. James Walters
Rochester native Dr. James Walters has performed all across the United States as well as internationally. He has performed several different styles of dance ranging from ballet to theater dance and has performed in both commercial and concert productions. Some of Dr. James’ professional credits include; River North Dancer Chicago, Lockport City Ballet, New York State Ballet and Princess Cruise Lines. In addition to preforming, Dr. James is also trained in stage combat and has choreographed dance and stunt choreography for various dance festivals and company productions. While retired as a dancer, Dr. James still enjoys teaching and choreographing within his community where he can share his passion for the
stage with the next generation of artists.
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