Local students from throughout San Diego County are performing productions of The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane presented by San Diego Junior Theatre and Coppélia presented by San Diego Civic Youth Ballet. Both productions are suitable for audiences of all ages.
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane – Edward Tulane, a handsome, self-assured china rabbit, is a birthday present for 10-year-old Abilene, who loves him completely. When Edward is lost at sea, he finds he has a lot to learn. Follow his decades-long journey, as Edward learns the transformative power of love. Directed by Ira Bauer-Spector, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane runs March 4 – 20, 2016. Tickets range from $11 to $15 and are available online at www.juniortheatre.com or by calling (619) 239-8355.
Coppélia – Enter the world of Dr. Coppélius, a doll maker, and his life-like creations. Come see Swanilda, a beautiful village girl, and her suitor Franz, dance to a romantic score by Léo Delibes. Experience Ballet in Balboa Park with this charming, comical tale of deception, jealousy, and love. Directed by SDCYB Artistic Director Danika Pramik-Holdaway, Coppélia runs April 6 – 10, 2016. Tickets range from $12 – $18 and are available online at www.sdcyb.org or by calling (619) 233-3060.
Founded in 1948, San Diego Junior Theatre is the oldest, continuously producing youth theater in the United States. Engaging students of all abilities, ages 3 through 18, it thrives through ticket sales, class and camp enrollments and the generosity of its alumni and community members. Contributions to San Diego Junior Theatre are tax-deductible.
Founded in 1945, San Diego Civic Youth Ballet is the resident classical ballet school in Balboa Park. In addition to affordable year-round classes and a thriving Outreach Program, SDCYB presents four productions at the Casa del Prado Theater each year, including the annual classic, The Nutcracker. SDCYB is a non-profit organization.