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"Cinderella" ballet to be performed at University of Minnesota, Morris

MORRIS - Cinderella finds true love on the Edson Auditorium stage at the University of Minnesota, Morris, Saturday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. The entire family will enjoy Cinderella, a touching, hilarious ballet performed to music by Rossini. An enchanted evening of stepsisters, balls, fairies and glass slippers awaits you


Cinderella will be performed by the Continental Ballet Company, established in 1988 by Riet Velthuisen, a Holland native who danced professionally with several European companies, including the Dutch National Ballet. The company, dedicated to providing opportunities for children and families to experience classical ballet, presents professional performances and outreach programs throughout Minnesota.

In addition to the evening performance, the Continental Ballet Company dancers will present a free ballet master class, open to everyone, on the afternoon of Saturday, Oct. 22, from 4 until 5:30 p.m., in room 125 of Humanities Fine Arts.