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Blind Elementary Music Theatre Students Perform for Local Group

Blind Elementary Music Theatre students and Limelight staff.

Seven students from the FSDB Blind Elementary Music Theatre group were asked to perform a 10-minute snippet from last year's musical Disney's Sleeping Beauty KIDS at a reception for the St. Johns Cultural Council (SCC). The February 10, 2020 event was held at the Crisp-Ellert Museum, where the performing arts group was presented an SCC State of the Arts grant award.

The Limelight Theatre applied for the grant on behalf of FSDB to assist the theatre group's spring production of Disney's Frozen KIDS. The Limelight teaching staff will help coach students during rehearsals and assist in the production, slated for May 21, 2020.

Photos courtesy of Toni Smailagic, Owner of Cre8Jax

Two blind girls dressed as fairies sing into a microphone.

Blind student dressed as Maleficent holding a staff and another boy dressed as one of her minions.


About FSDB

The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind is a tuition-free state public school and outreach center available to eligible Pre-K and K-12 students who are deaf/hard of hearing, blind/visually impaired, or deafblind. At FSDB, students learn how to do more, be more, and achieve more, fulfilling our vision of preparing them for a lifetime of success. FSDB gratefully accepts private donations to support vital programs that directly benefit students and are not paid by state general revenue funds. For a campus tour or to inquire about eligibility for enrollment, contact FSDB Parent Services at 904-827-2212 voice or 904-201-4527 videophone. For more information, visit


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