Friday, November 7, 2014

Scene from the Nutcracker Ballet




Jenny pretends to be one of the mice so she can play along with her friend who dances in the Nutcracker Ballet every year.

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Cinderella at Bellamy Mansion

"Jenny's Cinderella" by Atlanta Marie Carrera

Dressed in her Carolina Blue ball gown that she wore for her sister's wedding, Jenny twirls her way to the awaiting pumpkin coach.  As Cinderella, she leaves her slipper behind on the steps of Bellamy Mansion while her handsome prince runs after her.

Bellamy Mansion:  http://www.bellamymansion.org/

Monday, April 8, 2013

Sleeping Beauty Celebrating at the Azalea Parade

"Jenny's Sleeping Beauty" by Atlanta Marie Carrera
Jenny, as her favorite princess, Aurora, dances on the streets of Wilmington as she leads off the Azalea Parade with the cast of characters from Sleeping Beauty.
NC Azalea Festival
http://www.ncazaleafestival.org/

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Romeo & Juliet at Thalian Hall

"Jenny's Romeo & Juliet" by Atlanta Marie Carrera

Jenny, as Juliet, longs to be with her Romeo as she sees him below her balcony on the stage at Thalian Hall.  Her family will watch from the front row as this historic community theater brings the classic tale to life.

Thalian Hall:
 http://www.thalianhall.com/

Monday, March 18, 2013

Nutcracker with The World's Largest Living Christmas Tree


"Jenny's Nutcracker" by Atlanta Marie Carrera

Dancing with her Nutcracker in front of the World's Largest Living Christmas Tree, Jenny's dreams turn magical as Clara performs her ballet.
World's Largest Living Christmas Tree:
http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/nc_post/id/10996


Friday, August 10, 2012

Swan Lake at Airlie Gardens




"Jenny's Swan Lake" by Atlanta Marie Carrera


Jenny dreams of performing in Swan Lake. Using features from the lake setting in Airlie Gardens, this painting highlights one of the beautiful swans that lives there.

Airlie Gardens:  http://airliegardens.org/

Firebird at Airlie Gardens





"Jenny's Firebird" by Atlanta Marie Carrera
 
The magnificence of Airlie Gardens is only outshined by the brilliance of the Firebird as Jenny dances her way through the columns and statues.  Her onlooking suitors have turned to stone and stand motionless in the gardens waiting to be released from the magical spell.

Airlie Gardens:
http://airliegardens.org/