Beauty and the Beast Coming to the Civic Theatre

APS Dance Students in Ballet Excel Fill the Stage
Posted on 02/14/2022
Image of Beauty and the Beast castBallet Excel Ohio is presenting Beauty and the Beast at the Civic theatre in March. Firestone CLC has the two leads, and several other students are from other schools across the district

Ballet Excel Ohio, founded in 1975 as the first youth ballet in Ohio, is proud to present Tom Gold’s Beauty and the Beast at the Akron Civic on March 12 and 13, with shows at 2 p.m.

The ballet company's vice president is King CLC Intervention Specialist Tabitha Moneskey. Tabitha tells us, "It's wonderful how APS is represented in this production and Ballet Excel Ohio. Of 29 dancers in this piece, APS has 14 in the production."

Beauty will be danced by Vivian Gray; and the Beast will be danced by Lex Zorich, both of our very own from Firestone CLC.

Ballet company members and APS students in this production also include: Maddie Epps (Firestone); Zoii Green and Ava Law (Case CLC); Anamei Kulieke (Seiberling CLC); Wendy Moreno-Garcia (Jennings CLC); and Layla Motley, Symone Gaines, Ellie Pildner and Adalyn Zorich (all Miller South).

Guest dancers include Carolina Bhuhel (Jennings), Carmelo Felding (Findley CLC) and Kennedy Sayles (King CLC).

To support your favorite dancer and purchase tickets without fees and B3G1 deals by Feb 25, go to

After February 25, tickets can only be purchased at

To learn more about this youth ballet company, go to

For questions, please email Tabitha Moneskey at [email protected].

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