Ballet Theatre of Scranton to Present “Cinderella”

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Among the Dunmore residents appearing in Ballet Theatre of Scranton’s production of Cinderella are on floor: Michael Brown. Standing, from left: Celia Eagen and Mary Katherine Connor. Artistic Director Joanne Arduino is also a Dunmore resident.

Ballet Theatre of Scranton senior company will present the classic spell-binding fairytale, “Cinderella,”on Saturday, May 4, at 20 and 7:30 p.m. at the Theater at North.

Preprare to be enchanted as Artistic Director Joanne Arduino and her company present this full length rags-to-riches story ballet .  

Leading the cast of over 50 regional dancers are Selena Knowlton as Cinderella and Jose Hurtado as the Prince.  

Both dancers are students at The Rock School for Dance Education in Philadelphia.

Ms. Knowlton is a high school senior and trained at and is a member of Ballet Theatre of Scranton.  

Elizabeth Conway , a BTOS alumna, will dance the role of the Fairy Godmother.

The technical staff includes Emmy award winning lighting designer and Scranton native, Dennis M. Size.

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Dunmoreans appearing in “Cinderella” include at center back Elizabeth Conway and at bottom right is Celia Eagen. Also pictured are Lucy Doherty, Lily Pavuk and Abigail Davis.

The production is based on the Bolshoi ballet production and was originally staged by internationally-known master, Henry Danton in 1994 for BTOS, when Karen Keeler starred as Cinderella.  

Ms. Keeler is currently the Creative Director for The Rockettes in New York City.

In 2011, Mrs. Arduino restaged the production and will do so again this year, with a new generation of dancers.

Complete with beautiful scenery and costumes and a life-size pumpkin coach, the production is sure to be magical for young and old alike!

For tickets or other information about the show, please visit or call 570-342-2867.

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