The Academy of Fine Arts Dance Center presents “The Wizard of Oz”

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Academy of Fine Arts will present "The Wizard of Oz," especially adapted for the students at the Academy, at the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts on Saturday, May 17 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 18 at 2:30 p.m.

The story of Dorothy and her adventure down the yellow brick road is guaranteed to entertain your entire family.

The jazz section of the production will feature spectacular costumes and music as the dancers recreate highlights from jazz productions form the last 45 years. The performance is directed by Patty Taylor.

Tickets are available for $20 each at the box office one hour before each performance or by calling the office at (706) 561-8085 or visit their website.


Dorothy – Adrianne Napier
Toto – Laura Broaddus
Scarecrow – Lori Powers
Tinman – Jordan Waddell
Lion – Mallory Wood
Wicked Witch – Leah Flynn
Glinda – Kelly Flood
Wizard – Brantley Arrington
Auntie Em – Leslie Flynn

Stage Managers – Pam Averett, Tammy Whorten
Lighting – Cherwanda Jones, Eric Collins
Sound – Ronnie Jones
Sets – Beth Callaway, Leslie Morgan
Costumes – Sandra Dawson
Advertising – Laura Seavers, Kimberly Green
Souveniers – Mary Denise Espiritu

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