THE BALLET GIRLS 'SHINE' IN BILLY ELLIOT MUSICAL AT MEDIA THEATRE
But any great production of "Billy Elliot" also needs a fine troupe of Ballet Girls. Without the girls, Billy's interest and talent for ballet would not be noticed.
Here's a Who's Who of The Ballet Girls in The Media Theatre's production:
Allie Buchanan is 13 and makes her Media Theatre debut with this production. She's an eighth grader at the Center for Performing and Fine Arts. Some of her credits include Jojo in Seussical, Young Fiona/Baby Bear in Shrek, Gretl in The Sound of Music, and Young Bebe in A Chorus Line.
Jolie Jaffe, 11, has manyMedia Theatre credits including Cosette in last holiday season's hugely popular and critically acclaimed Les Miserables. She was also seen at Media as Annie in Magic Tree House, Gretel in The Sound of Music, and several other Broadway Series and Children's Series productions. She's a student at Agnes Irwin, and has studied with The Media Theatre since she was six years old.
Kristiana Ranalli, 11, was seen at Media Theatre in Dr. Dolittle and 101 Dalmatians. Also Annie (Hedgerow) and Penncrest High School’s Bits of Hits. Training: Broadway Bound Dance Academy.