Ballet Hawaii Presents Peter Pan

Choreographed by The Washington Ballet’s Septime Webre with music by Carmen DeLeone, Peter Pan is Fun for the Entire Family with Ballet Hawaii
Ballet Hawaii Presents Peter Pan (Photo - Peter Mu
Ballet Hawaii Presents Peter Pan (Photo - Peter Mu
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HONOLULU - July 18, 2014 - PRLog -- This summer, Ballet Hawaii will present a full production of Peter Pan, featuring choreography by Septime Webre, artistic director of The Washington Ballet, for three performances only on Friday, August 8 at 7:30 pm, Saturday, August 9 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, August 10 at 2:00 pm at Honolulu's Blaisdell Concert Hall. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased via the Blaisdell Center:

Take a high-flying adventure to Neverland with Septime Webre's dazzling Peter Pan! A swashbuckling coming of age tale that pits Peter and the Lost Boys against Captain Hook and his outrageous band of pirates, this whimsical adventure is told through vibrant dance. Peter Pan is a story about growing up that never seems to grow old. Returning to dance in the Ballet Hawaii shows are Luis R. Torres, Maki Onuki, Morgann Rose, Jonathan Jordan, and Derek Daniels, among many others.

Peter Pan
Choreography by Septime Webre
Music by Carmon DeLeone

The Washington Post praises Peter Pan: “To witness the gasp of astonishment and delight when Peter comes blazing through the nursery window with the aid of his well-hidden harness is the production's greatest reward.”

Peter Pan Tea at Mariposa:
In the words of Peter Pan, “Would you like an adventure now, or shall we have our tea first?” Be transported to Neverland with our magical tea party, taking place Sunday, August 3 at Mariposa in Neiman Marcus where Doug Jago and his NM design team will transform the space into a fantastical visual experience. Activities, delicious treats and photo ops with special Neverland guests add to the fun. Storyteller James McCarthy will engage you with his creative version of Peter Pan. The party package includes a tea party, VIP theatre seating with choice of performance day and parking at Blaisdell. For reservations or information call Gerry or Judy at 808-521-8600.

Peter Pan Opening Night VIP Dinner Package:
Embark on a pre-show Opening Night culinary adventure with family and friends at Stage Restaurant,
Honolulu Design Center on Friday, August 8 at 5:15 p.m., where award-winning Executive Chef Ron de Guzman will prepare a decadent dinner in three acts. The package also includes ‘best seats in the house’ performance ticket and reserved parking at Blaisdell. This dinner/show event is always a sellout, so call early for reservations: Judy or Gerry at Ballet Hawaii, 808-521-8600.

Saturday evening encore:
Enjoy delicious dinner fare at STAGE Restaurant on Saturday, August 9, and mention Ballet Hawaii or Peter Pan to your server and a portion of the proceeds from your dinner bill will be donated to Ballet Hawaii. Mahalo for your support! For reservations call STAGE restaurant at 808-237-5429.

To learn more about Ballet Hawaii’s Summer Intensive Program, visit (

About the Choreographer
Septime Webre (Artistic Director, Choreographer) was appointed artistic director of The Washington Ballet in June 1999 after six years as artistic director of American Repertory Ballet in New Jersey. Much in demand as a choreographer, he has created works that appear in the repertoires of many companies in North America, including Pacific Northwest Ballet, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, North Carolina Dance Theatre, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Ballet Austin, Atlanta Ballet, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet and Colorado Ballet, among many others. As a dancer, Mr. Webre was featured in works by George Balanchine, Paul Taylor, Antony Tudor, Alvin Ailey, and Merce Cunningham, as well as in principal and solo roles from the classical repertoire. Mr. Webre sits on the boards of Dance/USA, the Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington, the Advisory Committee of Dance/Metro DC, and has received the DC Mayor’s Arts Award for Visionary Leadership in the Arts as well as a number of fellowships for his choreography. Mr. Webre is the seventh son in a large Cuban-American family, and he graduated from the University of Texas with a B.A. in History/Pre-Law.

About Ballet Hawaii
Ballet Hawaii, which is currently celebrating 38 years in the community and its facilities on South Hotel Street and in Waikele/Waipahu, has been enriching Hawaii's cultural environment by teaching, promoting, presenting, and producing dance since 1976. Classes are focused on building self-confidence through accomplishment, while its presentations of world-class performances provide the community with the priceless gift of professional quality dance. In addition to a year-round training program offered at facilities in Honolulu, Wahiawa and Kapolei, Ballet Hawaii also offers a three-week Summer Intensive session, featuring teachers from the international dance community. Each year, Ballet Hawaii stages a magical Nutcracker performance that shines the spotlight on a cast of more than 200 dancers from across Hawaii, as well as mainland companies such as New York City Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Carolina Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet and San Francisco Ballet.

Ballet Hawaii extends its warmest thanks and aloha to its sponsors Starwood Hotels & Resorts Waikiki and the Honolulu Star Advertiser. Additional funding provided by the Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts.

Kristin Jackson
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