Penguin Project presents Disney’s ‘Little Mermaid’
SYCAMORE – CCT Penguin Project will present Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” Sept. 26-29 at Sycamore High School.
Established locally four years ago, Penguin Project provides children and young adults who have disabilities the opportunity to perform in Broadway-style musical productions. Those individuals, known as artists, are cast in all of the roles, and each is assisted by a peer mentor. Each artist-mentor pair works side-by-side through a four-month rehearsal process. Both learn all of the songs, dances and blocking, but come show time, the artist steps into the spotlight, while their mentor stands nearby, ready to help as needed.
This year, the Penguins will present “The Little Mermaid,” based upon the 1989 Disney animated retelling of the classic Hans Christian Andersen tale. It is the story of a young mermaid, Ariel, who is fascinated by all things human. Defying her father, King Triton, she falls in love with a human, Prince Eric. She trades her beautiful singing voice to the Sea Witch, Ursula, for a chance to become human and win his love. Along the way she is assisted by her music teacher, Sebastian, her friend Flounder, and a confused seagull, Scuttle.
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