‘Tendu, Plié, Voilà!’ Alvin Ailey Dancer Leads Maywood Fine Arts’ ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Rehearsals

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Christopher Jackson and Maywood Fine Arts dancers during a rehearsal for ‘Sleeping Beauty’ on Saturday inside of Stairway of the Stars in Maywood. |  William Camargo/Wednesday Journal 

maywooddancers_AWN_032217_1March 20, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

Alvin Ailey instructor and Chicago native Christopher Jackson guided Maywood Fine Arts dancers through a rehearsal of “Sleeping Beauty’s” third act on Saturday.

The dancers will perform the classical ballet (with music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky), alongside professional guest artists from Chicago and New York, at Trinity High School in River Forest on March 25.

The performance will commemorate the 10th anniversary of Maywood Fine Arts’ Classical Ballet for New Audiences.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for children. They can be purchased at the door or in advance at Stairway of the Stars, 20 N. 5th Ave. in Maywood. Call (708) 681-2788 or click here for more information.

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