Party with a princess: Corvallis business capabilities royal characters, others


Cherita Wilson is 37, but she attires up as a princess to make a dwelling and hosts kids’ events.

Wilson owns Princess Perfection Corvallis, a small enterprise with a stable princess, superheroes, and other popular characters.

“In my heart, I’m a princess,” stated Wilson, who commonly dresses up as Tiana from the Disney movie “The Princess and the Frog.”

“I try this because I understand it will make people glad. … At one birthday celebration, a dad cried because of how glad his daughter changed into” she brought.

Wilson has a history in the theater and a degree in track schooling, and most of her princesses can perform. If a purchaser books Anna and Elsa from “Frozen,” adults should put together a sing-alongside, as an example. The princesses also can study books for youngsters or paint nails.

Princess Perfection originated in Crescent Metropolis, California, and Wilson became part of the business when she lived in Brookings. After her relatives’ circle moved to Corvallis closing yr, her eldest daughter Camarea Freeman, 18, didn’t need to stop dressing up as a princess. (Daughter Ciera Yarbrough, 15, and son Erick Wilson, 14, additionally assist with the enterprise.)

Wilson has finished about 20 parties this 12 months in the mid-Willamette Valley.

She works complete-time as a waitress, similar to Tiana; however, she dreams of making Princess Perfection Corvallis her full-time job.

She’d like a storefront for customers who don’t need to host a celebration at their house. That would also make it less complicated for characters to get into their costumes.

Wilson also desires to volunteer to host parties for chronically sick youngsters in Oregon andhopes to connect with groups that probably preserve worker picnics and different features.

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Even as a maximum of the parties is for youngsters, Wilson stated that Princess Perfection had been booked via complete-grown ladies, as nicely.

“We did the (Benton County) fair, and there have been adults going for walks up to take pictures of Spider-Guy,” Wilson stated.

Wilson also has added characters to assisted living houses and parties for developmentally disabled adults.

Disney and different studios have gotten better at portraying princesses, said Wilson, who’s black.

“Once they came out with Tiana, I was like, ‘It’s approximately rattling time,'” she stated.

There are masses of different minority princesses now, in addition to predominant characters who aren’t first-rate-thin, including Lilo from “Lilo & Stitch.”

Wilson isn’t a spray, and neither are many women.

“A number of my girls are huge. And the youngsters don’t care,” she stated.