Columbia City Ballet bringing "Beauty & The Beast" to Patriot Hall

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version

Columbia City Ballet will grace the Patriot Hall stage with its production of “Beauty & The Beast” for two spellbinding performances only. This production features choreography from Executive Director William Starrett and music composed by Léon Fyodorovich Minkus. The performances will be held at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 11 at Patriot Hall.

A love story perfect for all ages,Beauty & The Beast” is a captivating fairytale that blends magic with artistry. The dancers of Columbia City Ballet couple beautiful lines and riveting stage presence to tell a beautiful tale where love conquers all. “Columbia City Ballet’s Beauty and the Beast spins magic,” exclaims The State newspaper.

This classic story mixed with despair, travail, patience and glory is fitting for the whole family. The village scene features wonderful choreography and performances by a large cast from the professional company and over 100 local children from the area. The Beasts’ character is created to come off as artistically elegant with a touch of menace, and Belle from the original fairytale leads this dramatic performance emerging as the merchant’s daughter chosen by the Beast to be his bride.

Costume Designer Alexis Doktor has crafted a one of a kind Belle gown to debut in the performance. The production will also feature enchanting medieval sets including the mysterious castle nestled in old France. Columbia City Ballet invites you to join them for an evening of magic and excitement for this captivating performance of “Beauty & The Beast” at Patriot Hall.

For more information and tickets visit or call (843) 768-2121.

Columbia City Ballet’s mission is to offer South Carolina and Southeastern audiences the highest quality ballet. We in South Carolina can proudly claim one of the strongest and most versatile ballet companies in the Southeast. Since the Columbia City Ballet's founding in 1961, it has integrated the world of dance within the community as the largest performing arts organization in the state.


©2012 Sumter County South Carolina Government | All Rights Reserved