Spring Production 2007

The Twelve Dancing Princesses & World Playground

May 5th & 6th 2:00pm

University of South Florida Theatre I


Act I is an original full length ballet based on the book, “The Twelve Dancing Princesses” adapted by Ellen Miles, choreographed by Kristen Jansen and Columbus Dance Theatre Director Tim Veach. 

(This story ballet has 5 total scenes and will have a short intermission between scenes III and IV)

  Scene I: The Flower Garden
  Scene II: The Meadow
  Scene III: The Enchanted Forest
  Scene IV: The Ballroom
  Scene V: The Celebration!

Act II is entitled “World Playground” and showcases the hip-hop, tap, jazz and acrobatic students. ”World Playground” is an original piece choreographed by Kristen Jansen, Troy Jansen and Kendra Andrews.  The entire show should run approximately 1 & ˝ hours.

You can find all the details, including rehearsal times below.


  In-Studio Rehearsals at Children’s Dance Workshop: April 27th-29th
  Friday, April 27th 7:30-9:00pm World Playground
(Jr. Company Jazz & Tap; Sr. Company Jazz & Tap; 7:30 Wed. Hip-Hop Class Only)
  Saturday, April 28th 2:30-4:30pm World Playground
(All Pre-Tap I & II Classes; All Hip-Hop classes; Primary Co. Tap & Jazz; Th. & Sat. Acro)
  Sunday, April 29th   Twelve Dancing Princesses
    1:00-2:30pm Scene I: (Flower Garden)
(All Creative Movement I & II Classes; All Pre-Ballet I, II, & III Classes; All 12 princesses)
    3:00-5:30pm Scenes III & V: (Enchanted Forest & Celebration)
(12 princesses, Young Men, Esmeralda, Wed. & Fri. Acro Classes)
    5:30-7:00pm Scenes II & IV: (Meadow & Ballroom)
(12 princesses, Young Men, Esmeralda, Cow, King and Byron)
  Dress Rehearsal at the University of South Florida ~ Theatre I, April 30th & May 1st
  Monday, April 30th   World Playground
    4-6pm :All Dancers and Acro except for those listed in the 6:30-8 timeslot
    6:30-8pm Sr. Co. Tap, Jazz and Wed 7:30 pm Hip-Hop
  Tuesday, May 1st   Twelve Dancing Princesses
    3:30-5pm Scene I Flower Garden (All Creative Movement, All Pre-Ballet I & II and all Princesses)
    5:00-5:30pm Scene II The Meadow (12 princesses, Young Men, Esmeralda, Cow, King and Byron)
    5:30-6:00pm Princess Break
    5:30-6:30pm Scene III The Enchanted Forest (Pre-Ballet III, Primary and Jr. Co. Ballet, and 12 Princesses, Byron)
    6:30-7:30pm Scene IV The Ballroom (12 Princesses, the young men, and Esmeralda)
    7:30-8:30pm Scene V The Celebration (Jesters, 12 princesses, the King, Judson)

  Performances at the University of South Florida ~ Theatre I
Saturday, May 5th & Sunday, May 6th at 2:00pm

All dancers must be at the theatre with hair and make-up done by 1:30pm!!

Regular classes resume on Monday, May 7th and are in session through Saturday, May 21st.

Tickets: On sale beginning April 2nd through April 29th at the Studio.

General Admission Seating: All seats are $15.00
All children under the age of 3 must have a special free ticket only available at the Studio.
Students dancing in the production do not need a ticket ~ they are the show!

Please purchase your tickets early so that we may ensure all of our families have the seats they need. Any remaining tickets may be purchased at the USF box office the day of show. Tickets purchased at the box office are cash only. Tickets are non-refundable.

Parking Passes: will be needed for dress rehearsal at USF only. We will be providing passes as a courtesy to our families for $2.00, or you may purchase passes at USF for $4.00. They will be available for purchase during the April 27th-29th rehearsals at the Studio. Parking is free the day of the performance.