Cinderella to premier this week |

Cinderella to premier this week

Courtesy Photo Amy Miescke, a student at North Tahoe High School, will play Cinderella.

Staff reports

More than 60 dancers will take the stage Thursday through the weekend when Sierra Nevada Dance along with Arts For The Schools presents “Cinderella, a Romantically Silly Ballet.”

Sixty-six dancers from the Truckee-North Tahoe area will perform as tiny dragonflies and grasshoppers; the evil, self-indulgent step mother Andi Johnson and Dance Master Steve Coniglio. Cinderella, performed by Amy Miescke searches for love and happiness.

A new arrival on the dance scene is Christopher Sundeen, who polishes his style as Prince Charming. Erica Harving plays the enchanting Fairy Godmother who brings Cinderella’s dreams to life. Kari Raymer and Kendra Madding play the spoiled step sisters in this ballet directed by Sherrie Peterson.Performances begin Thursday, Oct. 14 at 7p.m., Saturday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 17 at 3 p.m. Advance ticket sales are $15 for preferred seating, $12 for adults and $10 for students. Tickets may be purchased at Sierra Nevada Dance, Between the Notes, Frames by Ryrie, Vista Gallery, North Tahoe Conference Center, Artists of Tahoe and Art Attack. For more info or to reserve tickets, call 550-8823.

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