His inner-dancer leads Scheie into ballet classes with 18-year old wonders at UC Santa Cruz and causes him to confess, “Oh yeah, I love all that assemblé and grand jeté and stuff.”. Scheie and his husband Daric Wolkenhauer, a public high school English teacher, also love parrotlets (small parrots) and the San Francisco Giants. “Parrots impress me with their consciousness. They’re quite developed you know, full of personality and attitudes. That’s why I became vegetarian: birds evolved me,” Scheie claims.
Recital Fundraiser for Los Medanos College, ANTIOCH — The Music Teachers ballet slippers walmart Association of California is holding a children’s recital to fund Los Medanos College Scholarships on Dec, 6, The recital will take place from 10 a.m, to 6 p.m., at the children’s area at the Barnes & Noble at 5709 Lone Tree Way in Antioch, Any purchases made that day will include proceeds that benefit the cause, so long as customers give the number (11450129) to the cashier, Anyone who can’t make the recital but wants to contribute can use the same number with online purchases made through: www.bn.com/bookfairs..
There is no admission charge for this kickoff event for the cemetery’s three-year commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the men and women who served in the Vietnam War (www.vietnamwar50th.com). Docents and counselors will be available on site. The traveling Wall is courtesy of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund and is being hosted by the Avenue of Flags Committee in support of Golden Gate National Cemetery. An Avenue of Flags subcommittee comprised of more than 100 volunteers, co-chaired by two Vietnam U.S. Army veterans — Chaplain (Col.) Leo McArdle, U.S. Volunteers-America, and Romie Bassetto, 1st vice commander, District 26, American Legion Post 105 in Redwood City — banded together to donate hours of their time and effort to make this event a reality.
The role of Wendy Darling, the eldest child who becomes the “mother” to Peter Pan and the Lost Boys, is pivotal, Brittany Mignano is a terrific actress ballet slippers walmart (and what a voice!), but she’s only supposed to be a young girl of 13 or so, Yes, she’s a tiny woman, but she looks more like a mini-adult, and often shows far more maturity than anyone could at that age, That said, Mignano did a remarkable job of wrapping Peter Pan and his band of brothers around her finger as their mother figure, One of the perennially delightful memories of “Peter Pan” comes from the musical score that was composed by several people (Mark Charlap, Jule Styne, etc.) and lyrics by Carolyn Leigh, Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Based on J, M, Barrie’s 1904 play, the musical was first produced on Broadway in 1954 with the incomparable Mary Martin as Peter, It won Tony Awards both for her and her co-star, Cyril Ritchard, who played Hook, (Sandy Duncan and gymnast Cathy Rigby are other notable Peters.)..
Center Rep director/choreographer Robert Barry Fleming and musical director Sean Kana take Leiber and Stoller’s great music, embrace the writers’ elaborate production values and add their own special brand of humor and creative choreography for a finger-snapping, toe-tapping, sexy evening of fun. Freely borrowing from ballet, jazz, tap, hand-jive, ballroom and other realms, Fleming creates an athletic, often unusual choreography that sometimes takes you by surprise but always pleases. Fortunately, he had an incredible ensemble of highly talented singers and dancers who turn Kelly Tighe’s elaborate multilevel steel set into their own personal jungle gym.