This show takes young audiences on a journey to discover true love told through dance, music, narration, and audience engagement.
In Spark’s retelling of this classic tale, the King and Queen of the Land host a ball for their son, the Prince, to find a bride. After a night of dancing, three of the evening's young ladies are invited to stay at the castle to sleep atop a tower of mattresses piled on a single pea; a test of their true princesshood. In the morning, the test reveals that the Prince's love interest is not a princess at all, forcing the Prince and the not-so-Princess to grapple with two seemingly opposing choices: the Prince's duty to the royal family or true love. Join us to find out what happens to the "not-so-Princess" and her love, the Prince!
Choreography: Michelle Thompson Ulerich
Cast: Spark Movement Collective
Premiered April 29, 2023
The Brooklyn Arts Exchange