Kidding Around … The Disney On Ice Dare To Dream Princess Party

To celebrate Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream coming to Melbourne from the 2 – 6 July 2015 we were invited to a Princess Party celebration of royal proportions!

The anticipation leading up to “Princess Party” day was palpable in our house. Costumes were carefully picked out. Speculation was rife as to who the special guests would be. Finally, the big day arrived and happily the party had everything a Prince or Princess could ever dream of!

Faces were painted, balloon animals were created, jewellery boxes were decorated, glass slippers were glitter-fied, pictures were coloured in, the movie Cinderella was on for those who wanted to take five on a bean bag, stories were read, dress-ups were tried on and there were many, many photos taken!

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IMG_8103Little tummies were well catered for with cupcakes, sandwiches, popcorn and drinks. The candy buffet was the ultimate “choose your own” lolly bag with little boxes supplied that said “Thanks for coming!”. No, thank you Disney on Ice for having us!

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Alegría Says

This was the best party ever! This was the best day EVER!

The special guests for the day were Cinderella and Rapunzel. They were so beautiful with the little Princesses, answering questions, giving hugs and posing for photographs.

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One little Prince we know fell in love… Just look at that face!

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The Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream Princess Party was a fabulous launch party for the Melbourne season of Disney on Ice presents Dare to Dream which we are so excited to see in July! Don’t forget to get your tickets, they are on sale now!

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DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS DARE TO DREAM

A Celebration of Royal Proportions! 

COMING TO MELBOURNE 2-6 JULY 2015  

Tickets on sale NOW! 

Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream comes to Melbourne from 2-6 July, 2015 and will be the ultimate princess experience, taking audiences on a journey to fulfil their dreams.  Bringing two of Disney’s modern day princess stories Tangled and, The Princess and the Frog and two most beloved fairytales Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Cinderella, this action packed skating spectacle is a classic meets contemporary celebration of 75 years of Disney Princess stories. Produced by Feld Entertainment, Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream opens its national tour in Perth on 5 June and travels to Adelaide, Newcastle, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney until 12 July.

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Laugh at Disney’s hilarious hair-raising escapade, Tangled, as Rapunzel, Flynn and Maximus, embark on an uproarious journey that takes adventure to new lengths! Travel to the enchanted forest with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs as Snow White escapes from the Evil Queen in her search for her one true love. Watch as fanciful dreams become reality as Cinderella meets her Prince Charming, with a glass slipper fit for an unforgettable fantasy come true. And boogie to the beat of the bayou in a magical, musical journey that celebrates the story of The Princess and the Frog with Princess Tiana and Prince Naveen.

Rapunzel Flynn & Maximus

Australian audiences will experience the beauty, sparkle, and adventure when Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream comes to a city near you!

2015 National Tour Dates

Perth – Perth Arena     5 – 7 June  (Fri – Sun)

Adelaide – Adelaide Entertainment Centre   12 – 14 June  (Fri – Sun)

Newcastle – Newcastle Entertainment Centre  19 – 21 June  (Fri – Sun)

Brisbane – Brisbane Entertainment Centre  27 – 29 June (Sat – Mon)

Melbourne – Hisense Arena, Melbourne   2 – 6 July  (Thurs – Mon)

Sydney – Allphones Arena, Sydney Olympic Park  8 – 12 July (Wed – Sun)

Purchase tickets from Ticketek: 132 849 or www.ticketek.com.au/disneyonice. Tickets start from just $29.50.  Additional discounts apply on select performances. Credit card and transaction fees may also apply.

For more information visit www.disneyonice.com.au or visit their Facebook page.

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Kidding Around with … Disney Live! presents Three Classic Fairy Tales

Photo Credit ©Disney. All Rights Reserved.
Photo Credit ©Disney. All Rights Reserved.

There are few words that conjure up more feelings of magic and wonder than Disney and Disney Live! presents Three Classic Fairy Tales did not disappoint!

Princess Alegría and her friend Princess Julia were very excited to watch some of their favourite fairy tales come to life, and to be honest, lifelong Disney devotees Anita (Julia’s Mum) and I were excited to see them too!

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Princess Alegría and Princess Julia waiting for the show to begin!

The Plenary, at the Melbourne Convention Centre, was filled to capacity with princess dresses, tiaras and quite a few princely looking lads who were buzzing with excitement and animated chatter.

As everyone took their seats, the lights were dimmed, and our narrators Minnie, Goofy and Donald introduced themselves. The crowd erupted when everyone’s favourite narrator, Mickey Mouse, appeared on stage and together they introduced their magic book of fairy tales.

Photo Credit ©Disney. All Rights Reserved.
Photo Credit ©Disney. All Rights Reserved.

The featured fairy tales were Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast. Each fairy tale ran for 20 minutes and concentrated on the most memorable parts of the stories. The entire show went for 90 minutes, which included a short interval in the middle that was perfectly timed for a toilet break for little ones.

There were many laugh out loud moments as the children were entertained with funny antics (especially from the Seven Dwarfs), audience participation through question and answer interaction and toe-tapping musical numbers.

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Alegría says

Snow White didn’t listen to me – she ate the apple!

The voices and songs were straight from the original film scores and the staging, props, puppetry, special effects and pyrotechnics were very impressive!

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“Be Our Guest” – Beauty and the Beast

Georgina Says

The costumes were amazing. Seriously. Amazing. I know I shouldn’t be so amazed, after all this is a Disney production, but the dresses were breathtaking!

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Photo Credit ©Disney. All Rights Reserved.

There were some darker parts of the show where the Evil Queen in Snow White changed into the Old Hag along with the thunderstorm and lightning when The Beast and Gaston were fighting on the stairs during Beauty and the Beast. These scenes didn’t last for long but a reassuring hand might be required if your child/ren are prone to be scared.

Out in the foyer there were multiple concessions selling a variety of Disney merchandise with prices starting from $10 AUD. From what we could see the most popular items were a souvenir bag filled with popcorn ($16), snow cone drink cups ($16), programs ($18) and fairy floss with Mickey ears ($15).

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Snow cones are better with friends!

The grand finale was mesmerising with the glitter cannons at the end bringing smiles to everybody, young and old. The show was spectacular and will be thoroughly enjoyed by Disney loving children and adults wanting to take a magical journey down memory lane.

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Grand Finale

If you’re in Australia and in Newcastle, Brisbane, Cairns or Townsville then it is not too late to see Disney Live! presents Three Classic Fairy Tales! To book or more information visit their website.

For us, this is only the beginning of our Disney journey! We are looking forward to seeing Disney on Ice in July!

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Website: http://www.disney.com.au/disneylive/three-classic-fairy-tales/

For other live shows: http://liveshows.disney.com.au/

Ticket Prices:

Individual Family
Front Row $55.50 each (Limited seats)
A Reserve $42.50 $155
B Reserve $29.50 $112

Prices include booking fees.  Additional credit card, transaction or outside fees may apply. Family Ticket: Admits 4 people.

Please note all details quoted are correct at the time of publishing. All details are subject to change without notice and Kidding Around Australia takes no responsibility for information contained in this post. Please check the appropriate website to ensure that information is still correct and current.

ALL PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGES ON THE KIDDING AROUND AUSTRALIA WEBSITE ARE THE EXCLUSIVE PROPERTY OF THE KIDDING AROUND AUSTRALIA AUTHORS (UNLESS CREDITED OTHERWISE). ALL IMAGES ARE SUBJECT TO COPYRIGHT AND CANNOT BE USED WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM KIDDING AROUND AUSTRALIA (OR ORIGINAL SOURCE AS CREDITED).