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Aladdin on Broadway Stars Surprise Disney Performing Arts Students

Anthony Armenia

by , Communications Manager, Disney Parks, Experiences & Products

Aventura City of Excellence School from Aventura, Fl. recently visited Walt Disney World Resort to participate in the Disney Broadway Magic workshop with Disney Performing Arts and received a little extra magic before their workshop began …

Disney Broadway Magic workshop students

Just as the students were about to begin their workshop, Adam Jacobs, who originated the title role in “Aladdin” both on Broadway and national tour, surprised the students by joining his sister, Arielle Jacobs, who is currently playing Jasmine in “Aladdin” on Broadway, for a duet of the classic tune, “A Whole New World.”

Disney's "Aladdin" Actor Adam Jacobs and Arielle Jacobs

After this shining, shimmering and, of course, splendid performance, Adam and Arielle shared their experiences with Disney on Broadway and gave advice on how to succeed in show business.

Adam and Arielle were in town for the Disney on Broadway Concert Series at the Epcot International Festival of the Arts, which runs daily through Feb. 25. So, if you’re a fan of the great white way, be sure to visit the America Gardens Theatre to get your fix of Disney show tunes performed by talent from beloved shows such as “The Lion King,” “Aladdin” and “Mary Poppins.”

Disney Broadway Magic is just one of more than a dozen Disney Performing Arts workshops that give performance groups the opportunity to develop character, camaraderie and confidence while fine-tuning their skills at Walt Disney World Resort.

Disney Broadway Magic workshop students

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