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Borderlands Ballet presents ‘One Enchanted Evening’ and ‘Cinderella’ in May


Borderlands Ballet Company (BBC) of Las Cruces has two productions in May.

“One Enchanted Evening” is at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 21, on the Gandy Stage at the Las Cruces School of Dance and Music (LCSDM), 1390 N. Main St. Tickets are $10. The program includes an evening of dance and music by LCSDM students. “One Enchanted Evening” is the school’s jazz, tap, hip-hop and music recital.

BBC’s “Cinderella: The Ballet” will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 27-28, at the ASNMSU Center for the Arts, 1000 E. University Ave. Tickets are $25. It is a 90-minute show.

The principal cast for “Cinderella” includes these BBC artists: Rachel Breck at Cinderella; Daniel Lindsay at Stepsister 1; John Pohl as Stepsister 2; Lana Pillsbury as the Evil Stepmother; Janelle Hernandez as the Fairy Godmother; and as the four fairies: Spring, Ryleigh Wellborn and Summer, Olivia Leon, both BBC artists; along with LCSDM dancers Brooke Gonzales and Mia Berkson.

BBC is conducting a fundraising campaign, with a goal of raising $5,100 by May 26. You can also become a BBC member and/or sponsor, with donation levels ranging from $100 to $5,000 or more. Visit www.borderlands-ballet.com/support to donate.

For more information, call 575-525-5670.

BBC is a nonprofit pre-professional dance company housed at LCSDM. 

BBC and LCSDM have been providing dance and music instruction to the children of southern New Mexico for more than 15 years.

Visit www.newmexicodanceandmusic.com and www.borderlands-ballet.com.