Over 600 attend Augusta's Saturday morning performance

Ballet Wichita present- ed a magical performance of “The Wizard of Oz” to a crowd of 600 plus on Saturday morning in Augusta’s Garvin Park.

Augustan Nadia Khalidi, a principal dancer with the company, portrayed the Cowardly Lion in this summer’s production.

Ballet Wichita brings new life to the popular story that follows Dorothy as she is swept away in a Kansas tornado to a magical land and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home. The music and choreography make the story come to life to captivated children and adults alike.

Sponsors of the event were the Augusta Public Library, the Arts Council, Global Parts, Augusta Rental, and Kerry Unrein Signs.