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New ballet brings storybook to life

The Beth Fowler Dance Company of Genoa and St Charles will present a new original dance production, "A Storybook Ballet," March 15 through 17 at the Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb.

As the curtain opens, young Marie is getting ready for bed. As she falls asleep, four fairies fly into the room and spin her bed. She falls into a magical dream where the storybook grows to 10 feet high. Snow White and her friends step out of the book, and the bedroom is transformed into the forest where Snow White meets the Seven Dwarfs and is frightened by the Jealous Queen before being saved by her Prince.

Children and adult ticket prices for regular and premium seating (first five rows) range from $15 to $25 until Feb. 28. Starting March 1, ticket prices will be $17 to $27. Discounts are available for nonprofit groups of 15 or more.

Tickets are reserved seating and are available online at or 815-758-1225 or at the door one hour before each performance.


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