Disney on Ice performer in critical condition after horror fall during Beauty and the Beast show

Disney on Ice performer in critical condition after horror fall during Beauty and the Beast show

Disney On Ice performer (not pictured) is in ‘critical condition’ (Picture: Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Disney On Ice 2024 star is in critical condition after a fall in recent performance of the popular show.

The ice skater, playing Belle from Beauty and the Beast, fell on Saturday in the US show after a mishap during a lift.

The performer was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minnesota, where she was said to be in a critical but stable condition on Sunday morning, according to a release obtained by television station KARE 11.

The footage of the incident, shared on X, formerly Twitter, appears to show her having a seizure on the ice as the performer who plays Beast and medics are by her side. The account claims she was carried off the ice on a stretcher.

The extent of the injuries obtained is currently unknown.

Disney On Ice said in a statement that they ‘appreciate the well wishes from our fans as our team member recovers’.

An audience member was ‘grateful’ to performers who continued with show (Picture: Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Audience member Beka told the TV station: ‘They were doing a lift, she appeared shaky and she fell.

‘I am beyond grateful and thankful for the remaining staff and the performers who kept going because that preserves the magic for the kids. I know that has to have been very difficult,’ she added.

The company added that she was a member of the production company and not a local Minnesota skater.

The Magic in the Stars show will continue with performances around the USA and Canada, with dates scheduled in Detroit, Boston, and Laval in February.

Metro.co.uk has contacted Disney On Ice for comment.

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