The story is told through a combination of physical theatre and ballet moves, as well as a helpful Narrator (Brandon Townsend). Cast includes Katie Knox as the athletic “Peter Pan”, Jim Brogan as the bumbling “Captain Hook”, Kaleel Van Voorhees as the playful “Tinker Bell”, Kelly Guess as the proud Indian Princess “Tiger Lily”, Mikaela McWethy as the sweet and gullible “Wendy”, Annie McIlhagga as the good-natured “John”, Mimi Parkerson as the brave “Michael”, Elsa Rusthoven as the nervous pirate cook “Smee”, Christen Chappelle as the helpful “Ralph”, Emily McWethy as the amenable “Crocodile” and the misbehaving “Shaddow”. “Lost Boys” are Caroline Ley, Gabriella Torgeson, Alyssa Forsyth, Maureen Rojewski, Miki Perdikakis and Alice Ribeiro, “Pirates” are Dave McWethy, Sam McIlhagga, Emma McIlhagga, Linda Webster, Lottie-Brooke Mims and Alaina Humphrey. Show dates are Friday, February 27 at 7pm and Saturday, February 28 at 2pm at MacDonald Middle School Auditorium, 1601 Burcham Drive, East Lansing. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased in advance by calling 517-336-4088 or at the door 30 minutes prior to show.
The East Lansing Theatre and Dance Company, the performing group of The Studio Performing Arts Center, presents original and published works for Actors and Dancers and features both an Acting Company and a Dance Company. Dance Company members must have a minimum of 3 years of ballet training. The Studio Performing Arts Center presents five shows a year, between the Dance Company, the Acting Company and the Studio students; this is their 9th year as a performing arts studio. For more information, call 517-336-4088.