Cover for 'Cinderella' from 2007

Duchy Ballets presents CinderellaA ballet in three acts

Act 1,Cinderella's Kitchen - sets the scene with the evil stepsisters; once her fairy godmother reveals herself we move to a magical garden.

Act 2 The Ball - begins with ladies and gentlemen of the court dancing while they wait for the prince's arrival; and finishes with Cinderella's flight from the ball and the loss of her glass slipper.

Act 3 Cinderella's Kitchen - Cinderella recalls the splendid ball and her meeting with the prince; deciding it must all have been a dream until she finds a glass slipper. despite the machinations of her sisters Cinderella and the prince are finally reunited, and the fairy godmother blesses them both before they return to the magic garden to celebrate.


Our Guest Artists for the 2007 Performance of Cinderella were:-

Mallory Mann

Mallory Mann

Cinderella - Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, Mallory began her training at the Louisville Ballet. As a member of 'The Louisville Ballet Youth Ensemble, she performed the principal parts in Balachine's 'Valse Fantasie', Alun Jones' 'Prokofiev Violin Concerto' and his 'Mythodea' which won the National Choreographers Award at Regional Dance America's South East Festival

Mallory has studied at summer schools including Burklyn Ballet Theatre, Interlochen Arts Academy and Joffrey Ballet's Midwest Summer School. Since joining the Louisville Ballet in 2004 she has performed in Balanchine's 'Serenade' and 'Theme and Variations', Ashton's 'Les Patineurs', 'Les Sylphides', 'Giselle', 'Swan Lake' and 'The Nutcracker' appearing in the inaugural performance of 'Empujon' a contemporary dance company in Louisville. Credits for Louisville Ballet include Balanchine's 'Agon' and the 'Something Stupid' pas de deux from Twyla Tharp's '9 Sinatra Songs'

Danny Ryan

Danny Ryan

Prince - Danny bagan professional training at fifteen with Rafael Delgardo in his hometown of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, before joining The Louisville Ballet in August 2006.

He was a guest artist with City Ballet Theatre, Madison Ballet and Midland Festival Ballet in 'The Nutcracker' and also appeared at the Gala Performance of Regional Dance America's South West Festival.

His performances with the Louisville Ballet include Domy Reiter-Soffer's 'Beauty and the Beast', Twyla Tharp's '9 Sinatra Songs', 'The Nutcracker'and Adam Hoagland's 'Uncharted Realms'

James Johnston

James Johnston

Stepsister - James began ballet with Ann Holland at the age of 14 with whom he attended Easter courses at the Royal Ballet School. He was later awarded a scholarship to the Dance College of Cornwall where he studied under Terence Etheridge. He also performed 'Coppelia' in Malta with the Degas Ballet.

Jams first performed in Duchy Ballet in 2000 when he delighted audiences with his interpretation of 'Slap that Bass' in 'Stepping Out to Gershwin'. He also drew much praise as The Jester in the 2004 production of 'Swan Lake'.

Tomas Hill

Tomas Hill

Stepsister - Tomas' love of dance began at the age of three with the late Miss Tresize. Under Kay Jones, he became a Junior Associate with the Royal Ballet School before winning a scholarship to the Arts Educational School, Tring Park.

Tomas subsequently toured with the English National Ballet before returning to Cornwall to continue his studies. Tomas has been associated with Duchy Ballet since its inaugural production of 'The Nutcracker' in 1998 and is a Director of Theatre and Dance Cornwall Limited.

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