Local dance production coming to Wieting | News, Sports, Jobs
The Dance Konnection will present their biannual dance production of “Scrooge Jazz’d Up Like a Dickens” on Sunday, December 19 at 3:00 pm at the Wieting Theater in Toledo. Tickets are $ 10.00 and will be available at the door or at the studio. The production is open to the public.
Watch over 20 local dancers take the classic Christmas Carol “Christmas Carol” in a new twist. Newly reformed Ebenezer Scrooge tells the story in his own words as dancers portray the stages of various dance genres to contemporary music. It’s a fun production for all ages. Watch Ebenezer’s past, present and future come to life.
“We’re doing this production in Toledo this year, which we normally do in Marshalltown, but due to the tornado, the derecho damage to our theaters, and the COVID shutdown, we couldn’t find a theater. available, or they were reserved to try and catch up, “said manager Kimberlee Jo Kups-Benson.” So we looked around and found Wieting, which we’re very passionate about. It’s the perfect setting for our production. This is a production that our studio does twice a year, but with COVID last year we couldn’t do it. So after 3 years without being able to do it, we are no longer able to do it. that excited. “
Local dancers auditioned for roles in September and rehearse weekly. The original choreography and concept is by Cathy Roe with additional directing and choreography from The Dance Konnection staff.
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