The Missouri University of Science and Technology Ballet and Dance Club will present an adaptation of Beauty and the Beast on the S&T campus Feb. 9-11. 

The student-choreographed and -directed performances will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, and 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10. A matinee performance will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11. All performances will take place in Leach Theatre, located in Castleman Hall, at the corner of 10th and Main streets in Rolla.

Local children who attended a dance camp hosted by the S&T Ballet and Dance Club will perform at 1:45 p.m. before the Feb. 11 performance.

Beauty and the Beast is a Disney film adaptation of the French fairy tale of the same name by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont. The story follows a girl named Belle as she enters a cursed prince’s castle to rescue her father. After saving him, Belle begins to draw the cold-hearted Beast out of isolation. 

Tickets are $9 for adults and $7 for youth age 3-13. Tickets are available to Missouri S&T students with a valid ID for $5. Tickets can be purchased 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday from the Leach Theatre Box Office, located in the vestibule inside the main entrance to Leach Theatre, facing 10th Street. Tickets will also be available for purchase one hour before each show at the box office.

For more information on the Ballet and Dance Club or on the performance, contact mstballet@gmail.com.