Jazzy Sleeping Beauty

Jazzy Sleeping Beauty – Experience the joy of a colorful twist on a fairytale classic battle, as good conquers evil. In 2009, Ballethnic Dance Company presented the world premiere of Jazzy Sleeping Beauty. This new production was first performed in Cincinnati, Ohio, on September 14th and 15th, 2007 by Ballet Tech Cincinnati. Waverly T. Lucas, II choreographed the ballet with the assistance of Ballethnic’s artistic team Nena Gilreath, Amy Hazlewood, Lamoi Hedrington, and Brittany Steele. Act I which takes place in 1840 features music from the original Tchaikovsky score, while Act II features a new Jazzy score composed by Mark Lomax of Cincinnati, Ohio and takes place 100 years later when Sleeping Beauty wakes up in 1940.