Disney Dreamers attend 'The Little Mermaid' World Premiere with the movie's star Halle Bailey

May 09, 2023 in "Disney Dreamers Academy"

Disney Dreamers Attend 'The Little Mermaid' World Premiere with singer Halle Bailey
Posted: Tuesday May 9, 2023 2:28pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Two high school students had their dreams come true Monday night when they hit the Hollywood blue carpet with actress Halle Bailey for the world premiere of the live-action remake of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.”

Bailey, who plays the lead role of Ariel in the movie, invited the two teens – Dylan Jones of Atlanta, GA, and Madison Henderson of Los Angeles, CA – to join her in Hollywood after Bailey met them while serving as the celebrity ambassador for Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida earlier this spring.

Bailey spent time on the blue carpet with Jones and Henderson, who are both aspiring filmmakers, before they attended the film screening. Later, they attended the afterparty with the cast and crew where they rubbed elbows with the Hollywood types they hope to become in the future.

Watch the video below to see the Disney Dreamers on the blue carpet with Bailey.

Each year, 100 students are selected from thousands of nationwide applicants for Disney Dreamers Academy, a once-in-a-lifetime mentoring program at Walt Disney World Resort. The program, which has touched the lives of more than 1,600 students during the past 16 years, is designed to assist young people in identifying and pursuing their dreams.

“The Little Mermaid’’ hits theaters nationwide on May 26.

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wdwmagicMar 25, 2023

Halle Bailey surprises two aspiring teen filmmakers with an invitation to be the star's personal guests at Disney's 'The Little Mermaid' live-action movie world premiere https://www.wdwmagic.com/events/disney-dreamers-academy/news/24mar2023-halle-bailey-surprises-two-aspiring-teen-filmmakers-with-an-invitation-to-be-the-stars-personal-guests-at-disneys-the-little-mermaid-live-action-movie-world-premiere.htm

WDWFanRayMar 23, 2023

Go Dreamers! I’m glad to see that almost everyone was represented.

wdwmagicMar 23, 2023