Talking Dance | Ellen Rose Hummel & Elizabeth Powell
Ellen Rose Hummel & ELIZABETH Powell on Stepsisters in Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella
Ellen Rose Hummel and Elizabeth Powell bring a mischievous sparkle to the roles of Cinderella’s rivals, the Stepsisters. In our latest ‘Talking Dance’ they share an inside look at connecting to their characters and nailing those moments of comic timing in Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella.
Christopher Wheeldon—of An American in Paris fame—transforms the timeless tale of Cinderella© with stunning style, charming twists, and mesmerizing visual effects. This magical ballet leaves behind the fairy godmother and talking mice in favor of a delightfully human story with a hopeful heroine, a noble prince, and magical elements such as an enormous billowing tree, whimsical creatures, and a carriage whose magical creation onstage will take your breath away. Set to the gorgeous score by Sergei Prokofiev, Wheeldon’s Cinderella© is a fairy tale for our time.