Sophia Rose Beadie began taking ballet at the age of nine at International Ballet Academy in Greenville, South Carolina under the directors Lena Forster and Vlada Kysselova. She had the opportunity to take summer programs at IBA, Orlando ballet, and attended twice at Cincinnati Ballet (2014 and 2016). Beadie trained at the Orlando Ballet School for the 2015-2016 season before joining Cincinnati Ballet Second Company for the 2016-2017 Season.
The Sleeping Beauty is one of the biggest productions in Cincinnati Ballet’s repertoire. When it comes to life again at Music Hall from February 14-17, dancers will be wearing 70 luminous, newly handsewn tutus. “It’s a dying art,” said Cincinnati Ballet Wardrobe Mistress Diana Vandergriff-Adams. “People aren’t sewing anymore. It takes too much time.” Tutus […]