Classic fairy tale comes to life through kid dancers

Classic fairy tale comes to life through kid dancers

Classic fairy tale comes to life through kid dancers
The performance features award-winning Thai and foreign ballet dancers. (Photo courtesy of BUALOY PIMSEE)

The Australian Teachers of Dancing and the ATOD Children & Youth Development Association are hosting a charity performance titled "The Little Mermaid 2020" at Kad Theatre, Kad Suan Kaew shopping complex, in Chiang Mai on Sunday at noon and 3.30pm.

An adaption of the animation by Walt Disney, the performance features talented foreign and Thai ballet dancers.

The group has won many prizes, including the gold and silver medal in international dance competitions. Many of them have also performed overseas in places like Japan, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and Singapore.

The line-up includes Nalinpun Karunnaraporn, Paopanga Karunnaraporn, Pakkhaporn Eiamtap, Timarin Wing Holmes and Gorboon Sriyaphaya as well as Chanakarn Panpijit from Bangkok City Ballet and Sathonthorn Proramattamasakol from Bangkok City Ballet and Dance Plus Academy.

Joining the crew as supporting dancers will be more than 150 dance students from the Chiang Mai Ballet Academy which has been bestowed the Royal Award for a school with the highest standards by King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great.

Acting as artistic director is Mom Luang Preeyapun Sridhavat, an Avril Binzer Memorial Award winner 2019 for Outstanding Person in Dance Education from Australia.

Tickets cost 300, 400, 600, 900 and 1,100 baht (special group rates for students are also available) and can be purchased from the information counter, ground floor of Kad Suan Kaew shopping complex and the ATOD Children & Youth Development Association.

Proceeds will go towards the underprivileged at Chalermprakiet 48th Pansa School under the Royal Patronage of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.

There are prizes from Chiang Mai's best restaurants for people who wear the most colourful dresses.

Call 053-241-332, 053-241-315, 065-115-9644 and 091-194-1111.

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