BILLY ELLIOTT: The Musical
By Signal Contributor
Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
When:
July 28, 2017, 8:00 pm @ 8:00 pm
2017-07-28T20:00:00-07:00
2017-07-28T20:15:00-07:00
Where:
Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center
3050 E Los Angeles Ave
Simi Valley, CA 93065
USA
Cost:
$18-$25
Contact:
Fred Helsel
805-583-7900

BILLY ELLIOTT: The Musical

Presented by Actors’ Repertory Theatre of Simi

July 22 – August 27, 2017

Friday & Saturday at 8:00 pm, Sunday at 2:00 pm

Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 Los Angeles Ave in Simi Valley

 

Presented by Actors’ Repertory Theatre of Simi. Billy Elliot tells the story of a young boy from a coal mining village in northeast England who transcends class and circumstance to become a ballet star. The musical is set against the backdrop of the 1984-5 miners strike, which tragically affects the whole village. Billy is looked after by his father, brother, and grandfather, after his mother’s death a few years earlier. His dad and brother are totally against the idea of him learning to dance but Billy finds himself drawn towards the ballet world. As a result, Billy is forced to take his boxing lesson money and use it secretly for dance lessons from local dance teacher Mrs. Wilkinson. She quickly notices that Billy is a prodigy and takes him under her wing. Soon, despite his family’s resistance, Mrs. Wilkinson manages to get Billy an audition with The Royal Ballet School in London. The village learns to overcome their ill-founded prejudices and, along with Billy’s father, come around to support Billy’s dream to become a dancer as Billy defies the odds and is finally accepted into The Royal Ballet School.

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BILLY ELLIOTT: The Musical

When:
July 28, 2017, 8:00 pm @ 8:00 pm
2017-07-28T20:00:00-07:00
2017-07-28T20:15:00-07:00
Where:
Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center
3050 E Los Angeles Ave
Simi Valley, CA 93065
USA
Cost:
$18-$25
Contact:
Fred Helsel
805-583-7900

BILLY ELLIOTT: The Musical

Presented by Actors’ Repertory Theatre of Simi

July 22 – August 27, 2017

Friday & Saturday at 8:00 pm, Sunday at 2:00 pm

Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 Los Angeles Ave in Simi Valley

 

Presented by Actors’ Repertory Theatre of Simi. Billy Elliot tells the story of a young boy from a coal mining village in northeast England who transcends class and circumstance to become a ballet star. The musical is set against the backdrop of the 1984-5 miners strike, which tragically affects the whole village. Billy is looked after by his father, brother, and grandfather, after his mother’s death a few years earlier. His dad and brother are totally against the idea of him learning to dance but Billy finds himself drawn towards the ballet world. As a result, Billy is forced to take his boxing lesson money and use it secretly for dance lessons from local dance teacher Mrs. Wilkinson. She quickly notices that Billy is a prodigy and takes him under her wing. Soon, despite his family’s resistance, Mrs. Wilkinson manages to get Billy an audition with The Royal Ballet School in London. The village learns to overcome their ill-founded prejudices and, along with Billy’s father, come around to support Billy’s dream to become a dancer as Billy defies the odds and is finally accepted into The Royal Ballet School.

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