Snow White and her seven, silly friends invite you to join them for a fairy tale adventure set in a beautiful forest where they'll encounter a magic mirror, a poisonous apple, and a very evil queen!
March 29, 2020 at 12 pm and 3 pm
The Cultural Arts Center
Montgomery College, Takoma Park Campus
7995 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
All audience members will need a ticket to attend (including babies). Tickets are reserved seating and sold on a first come, first serve basis. Tickets are $20 each plus MoCo taxes and ticketing fees.
Meet the Professional Ballerinas
District Dance students are excited to dance onstage with the beautiful professional ballerinas of District Dance Theatre.
Brynna Wilder (Disguised Queen) grew up in Baltimore, MD dancing with the Moving Company Dance Center. In high school, Brynna attended the George Washington Center for the Arts and Technology. In 2016, Brynna received her B.F.A. in Dance Performance with a minor in Business Administration from Shenandoah Conservatory.
Professionally, Brynna is currently dancing with District Dance Theatre and Jane Franklin Dance Company. She has previously danced with Gin Dance Company, Nomadic Artists, ArasDance, and Connect the Dots Dance Company.
Brynna took on the exciting role of District Dance Ballet Program Director this year and lead our dancers through a challenging and growth-filled year. She is so proud of the hard work and dedication the ballerinas have put in this year and can't wait to watch them shine onstage! Brynna is responsible for the beautiful choreography you see onstage today performed by the student dancers of District Dance.
Elizabeth Watson (Evil Queen) earned her BA in Dance and Choreography from Mercyhurst University in 2010. Upon graduation, Elizabeth performed as a soloist with Ballet Theatre of Ohio in Akron, Ohio. In 2011, Elizabeth moved to Tucson, Arizona where she performed with numerous local dance companies. In May 2015, Elizabeth earned her MFA in Dance from the University of Arizona where she performed soloist works by James Clouser, Jory Hancock, and Melissa Lowe. Elizabeth was a professional company member with the Tucson-based contemporary dance company, Artifact Dance Project, for two years before moving to DC. Beyond her love for dance, she was also the owner and creator of a bakery, The Bakerina.
Elizabeth continues to positively impact the arts industry in the DC area through her work as the Business Manager at Joy of Motion Dance Center as well as serving as the Chair of the Board for Dance Metro DC and on the board of Local Motion Dance Project.
Julia Hellmich (Snow White) is originally from Ossining, New York, and was a soloist and principal dancer with the Ithaca Ballet Company based in Ithaca, New York. Originally trained at the Westchester Ballet Company, Julia has also studied with American Ballet Theatre, the Joffrey Ballet, and the Rock School for Dance Education. Julia has a B.S. in Human Development from Cornell University (minor in dance) and a Masters of Special Education from George Mason University.
Julia currently serves as the Director of College and Career Counseling for KIPP DC and is a long-time yoga teacher and practitioner. In addition to District Dance Theatre, Julia also performs with Gin Dance Company, a contemporary ballet company based in Northern Virginia, and has performed recently in Therese Gahl's new production, Nocturne.
Brook Urquhart (Huntsman) was born and raised in the DC area. He received his early training at The Academy of the Maryland Youth Ballet and continued his education at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA where he earned his degree in classical ballet.
Brook has danced locally with Bowen McCauley Dance and the Baltimore Ballet. Most recently, he was a dancer on the international tour of DreamWorks and also a dancer and Aerialist for Celebrity Cruises.
Michael Stokes (Prince), known as “Styles”, is originally from the great state of Texas. He is a diverse dancer specializing in a variety of styles from classical ballet to modern street dancing. Professionally, Styles has appeared in numerous music videos and live concerts with artists such as Justin Timberlake, Tabbi Bonney, Omarion, and Toni Braxton.
Styles is a graduate from the prestigious Julliard School of Performing Arts in New York City. He is currently a member of The Chinese Institute of Ballet and Director of the School of Arts in Tianjin, China. Mr. Styles has received numerous amounts of Scholarships throughout his career from schools such as The Washington School of Ballet, American Ballet Theatre School, and the School of American Ballet. One of his most memorable accomplishments was becoming a finalist on Season 8 of the television show So You Think You Can Dance. Styles looks forward to bringing his southern vibe to the DMV and can’t wait to take the stage with the dancers of District Dance.
Join us for two magical performances on March 29th!
Getting to the Theatre
The Cultural Arts Center
(Montgomery College, Takoma Park Campus)
7995 Georgia Avenue Silver Spring, MD 20910
Please reach out to us if you have any questions about our ballet performance.