Disney Legend Paige O’Hara Shows Her Creative Side During The Last Week of Epcot International Festival of the Arts

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Charles Stovall

It’s not easy being a Disney Princess, but somehow Disney Legend Paige O’Hara pulls it off without a hitch.

As the voice of one Disney’s most iconic characters, O’Hara has pretty much lived the part of Belle from the animated version of Disney’s “Beauty and The Beast” since 1991.

And her popularity shows no signs of waning.

A celebrated Broadway actress and singer – even before Disney came knocking – O’Hara has pursued other creative outlets along with her “royal” duties in the years since the first film premiered.

Lucky for us, she has graciously offered to showcase them for guests at the Epcot International Festival of the Arts.

Not only does she act and sing, she is also a fabulous painter, and festival goers can take home some of her beautiful Disney-inspired artwork. The renaissance woman will be signing her artwork at the Disney Fine Art by Collectors Editions Fountain Stage Tent now through the end of the festival at 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. each day. Guests must purchase a piece of her artwork to sign and are limited to two items signed per guest.

We caught up with Paige during some down time before her first workshop and she told us about all the fun she’s having with the visual arts.

The Epcot International Festival of the Arts runs through Monday, Feb 19. For more information, check out disneyworld.com and stay tuned to the Disney Parks Blog for more information on exciting things coming to Epcot.

The Main Street Mouse