Calling all dreamers, princesses-at-heart and Disney fans as Disney on Ice Dare to Dream comes to the Crown Dec. 15-18.

This newest Disney on Ice production is princess centered, and provides all the glamour and fun filled antics that make Disney’s work so memorable. It includes not just the early princesses, but characters from more recently released movies, too.

Whether you prefer the classics like Snow White and Sleeping Beauty or newer films like Tangled and The Princess and the Frog, this show is sure to please.

Featuring Rapunzel and Flynn, Princess Tiana and Prince Naveen, Cinderella and Prince Charming and more, this show promises to be a royally good time for everyone. It’s Disney’s newest on ice production and it has the fans as well as the performers giddy with anticipation at every show.

James and Vicky Black have been skating for Disney on Ice since 2005 and 2003, respectively. They are both from the United Kingdom and relish the chance to get on the ice and deliver sparkling performances that audiences can remember for years to come. 12-07-11-disney-on-ice.jpg

“It is such a treat to be able to do something I love and at the same time bring a smile to someone else,” said Vicky.

James and Vicky play Cinderella and Prince Charming in the show, which is an easy transition, since the two are married in real life.

They bring more than real life romance to the show, Vicky has been skating since she was 7 and has many skating awards to her name. The joy of making other people happy while doing something she loves keeps her on the ice for Disney though.

“This is something I have loved since I was a little girl,” said Vicky. “Being a part of Dare to Dream is a chance to bring something special to people all over the world.”

James started skating when he was 10 and has earned several competitive honors, too. He loves performing and entertaining people. His hope for everyone who comes to the show is “… I want them to go away with a smile on their face and to feel like they’ve watched something very professional,” and he really enjoys “Seeing the smiles on people’s faces and feeling like I’ve helped them have a great time at the show.”

One of the things that Vicky and James love is seeing all the princesses who show up in costume at the show.

“We love seeing the young girls who come dressed as their favorite princess,” said Vicky. “They are so adorable and excited about the show and it energizes us too, knowing what it means to them.”

Tickets are available at the Crown Center box office and at

Photo: Cinderella and Prince Charming take a spin on the ice.

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