Queensland kids get their skates on!
It’s the news we’ve been wishing on a star for…. DISNEY ON ICE presents INTO THE MAGIC is coming back to Australia, opens in Brisbane June 24 to 27!
While Mickey Mouse, Elsa, Moana, Cinderella and all the Disney gang will return to the ice in Brisbane in June, right now there’s five excited young Queensland skaters who rarely leave the ice.
Ashton Butterworth, Amy Butler, Miranda Wijaya, Milena Wijaya and Sophia Butterworth (pictured) are all coached by Grace Caley at Ice World Acacia Ridge. Grace has skated in the famous pre-show at Boondall before Disney on Ice, the warm up show that starred young Brisbane skaters, and is now a leading coach.
Disney On Ice presents Into The Magic sees hosts Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse take audiences on an expedition across raging seas, snow covered mountains and the marigold bridge. This action-packed extravaganza, produced by Feld Entertainment, Inc., features Disney’s Moana, Frozen, Coco and Beauty and the Beast with other beloved Disney characters. Families and fans will go on a high-sea adventure as Moana sets sail on a life-changing quest to save her island, with help from the demigod Maui. With the ice floor transformed into the vast oceanic scape, Disney On Ice allows Moana’s strength and determination to take centre stage, and lets audiences connect to their favorite wayfinder and discover one’s true identity is never out of reach. Then, it’s a journey across the Marigold Bridge with Miguel from Disney●Pixar’s Coco into the magnificent and mystical Land of the Dead, discovering a vibrantly colorful performance with skeletons in a cultural celebration of family. Beautiful production numbers invite audiences into the world of Beauty and the Beast, as Belle shows what it means to be fearless. Along with her new friends in the enchanted castle, Belle is encouraged to step outside the ordinary and find joy in the bleakest situation. As she looks beyond the harsh exterior of the Beast to reach his gentle heart, fans learn there are teachable moments in everyday life. Through the athleticism and grace of Anna and Elsa, Rapunzel and Flynn, and Cinderella, brave heroes from Frozen, Tangled and Cinderella ignite passions to believe. Audiences will witness each characters’ unique qualities and talents, inspiring children around the world to discover their inner hero.
It will be the first time seven year old AMY BUTLER from Sinnamon Park has experienced Disney on Ice, after the 2020 season was cancelled due to Covid. She skated for the first time in 2019 and loves it. Her favourite characters in Disney on ice are Anna from Frozen with Rapunzel from Tangled a close second! SOPHIA BUTTERWORTH, 6, and her brother ASHTON, 4, from River Hills started skating after watching Frozen and now have lessons with Grace at Acacia Ridge’s Ice World each week. Sisters MIRANDA, 9, and MILENA, 7, WIJAYA from Parkinson are Disney on Ice fans and have been going since they were very small!
Disney On Ice presents Into The Magic
Brisbane June 24 to 27
Brisbane Entertainment Centre
For more information, imagery or interviews please contact Kath Rose on 0416 291 493 or email [email protected]