McAllen Ballet Company is presenting their first professional production Sleeping Beauty at the McAllen Civic Center  April 1 at 7 p.m. and April 2 at 2 p.m.

Directed by Rolando Pacheco, "This performance is going to be great entertainment for the entire family".

Sleeping Beauty will include a cast of very talented artists and professional dancers that have undergone over 200 hours of rehearsing for this performance.

Pacheco, a renowned dancer, was schooled in the "National School of Ballet and Arts in Havana, Cuba" having over 30 years of experience, directing over 20 performances all over the world, "I am a firm believer in having my students reach their full potential to be able to stand tall at any stage".

Visiting the Valley in 2000, Pacheco was immediately enchanted by the Rio Grande charm and decided to reside in Texas to bring his experience and talent to the Valley.

Sleeping Beauty will be open to the public tickets will available at box office at Civic Center or at Susy’s Dance and Fitness 800 N. Main Suite 330.  Tickets will sell for $11.00? ?Please call Susy Torres 330-4242 for more information.