Thursday 16th December 2010 by C. Freeman
Year 13 student Georgia Mitchell has been choreographing dances for Corby Amateur Theatrical Society’s pantomime, Cinderella. The show will feature four of Georgia’s dances, performed by girls from the Sharon Potter School of Dance.
Georgia held auditions and picked eight girls, aged between 7 and 10 to take part. They have been meeting regularly since September to devise four routines, including one where they portray mice and birds in a forest.
Georgia, who has been dancing since she was three, said: ‘I have had to do all the choreography, to sort permission slips and letters for parents and organise the dressing rooms. It is the first time I have done anything this complex.
'The first thing you have to do is pick the music to fit in with the story. As the girls are all of differing ability and grades I had to carefully match their skills to the dances and they have been pretty good. It is the first time that they have used their dancing outside of exams or dancing shows so I think they are quite excited about being in the pantomime. They have been keen to learn and now we are just polishing up the final details so they will be as good as possible in the show.’
Cinderella is being staged at the Corby Cube from 29 December to 2 January 2011. Tickets are priced at £10 for adults and £8 concessions.