Monday 16th October marks the 100th year anniversary of the Walt Disney Company and Disney On Ice are celebrating this milestone by bringing 100 Years of Wonder for 7 performances next month.
Grab your mouse ears and get ready as Disney On Ice presents 100 Years of Wonder skates into Utilita Arena Sheffield, with the magic of Disney’s 100th Anniversary closer than ever when Disney On Ice brings the celebration to you! Encanto joins the show for the very first time in the UK, inspiring families to make magical memories they will treasure forever.
Relive magical Disney stories with all of your favourite characters in a family experience featuring classic Disney songs, incredible stunts and world-class skating, as the show visits the Utilita Arena for the 37th time, first debuting in 1991. Many of the talented Disney On Ice cast, including Calgary born Shay Jackson, have been skating since they were two years old, driven by a passion to “inspire children” and “put a big smile on everyone’s faces”. Stars like Shay rehearse for more than 550 hours to perfect each performance and encapsulate the characters, while a team of choreographers and set and costume designers create approximately 181 props and 250 different costumes. These take thousands of yards of fabric to make, and alongside the magical set for Disney On Ice presents 100 Years of Wonder, everything is all transported in 19 trucks from city to city, taking approximately 10 hours to set up.
In this adventure, Mickey Mouse is joined by his friends on a journey to discover his favourite memory of all time. Families will be a part of the action and help the gang venture through Disney stories, sharing memorable moments from treasured tales. Journey to a vibrant town in the mountains of Colombia to meet Mirabel and her extraordinary family who live in a magical casita in a wondrous, charmed place called an Encanto. Sail away with Moana as she displays courage to save her island on a high-seas adventure with the demigod, Maui.
Travel to the wintry world of Arendelle as royal sisters Anna and Elsa discover true love is the most powerful magic of all and experience the mysterious magic of Fantasia as a Sorcerer’s Apprentice makes brooms come to life. “Live Your Story” alongside Disney Princesses as they use perseverance, determination, and hard work to inspire Mickey and children to share their favourite Disney memories. Just keep swimming with Dory, Nemo, Marlin and new pal Hank from Disney Pixar’s Finding Dory and celebrate true friendship with Buzz Lightyear, Woody and The Toy Story gang.
Disney On Ice 100 Years of Wonder comes to Sheffield Utilita Arena next month – tickets available now from www.utilitaarenasheffield.co.uk/.