THIS WEEKEND: Don’t Miss the Beauty and the Beast Ballet and Carnival of the Animals!

This evening (Saturday) at 7 PM, and Sunday at 3 PM, Studio K Dance Workshop will present the ballet Beauty and the Beast, and Carnival of the animals! Tickets are $11 for adults, $8 for children at Farthing Auditorium in Boone.

There will be hundreds of children and adults dancing the popular story of Belle, the Beast, the Enchanted castle, and a little town in the countryside!

Kids of all ages will enjoy the lively story!  Here are just a few of the scenes from the ballet:

Beauty and the Beast Town

Ashley Harkins, as Beauty, with Villagers

Belle with Kids

Beauty tells a story to the children

Mrs Potts

Shellie Karaus as Mrs. Potts

Sprites Cara

Cara Ray, as a Forest Sprite


The Forest Sprites

But before Beauty and the Beast grace the stage, Studio K dancers will perform the Carnival of the Animals, based on the eclectic orchestral suite by Camille Saint-Saens. The movements feature birds, fish, roosters, A swan, a kangaroo, and more!  The music and choreography ranges from mesmerizing beauty to zany humor!


Ariel Franklin as the Swan

For the Birds

For the Birds


Waking up with the Roosters


Who are these fish? You'll find out at the end. Hint: Two High Country Moms!

I’ll see you there!! Are you going?  Are your kids in the show? Let us know in the comments!