The Bon Bons: Hannah Hilsenberg, Linnea Dolf, Lauren Nichols, Nora Belle Laslo, Sierra Hudson, and Noelle McGee
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In celebration of the opening of the upcoming holiday season, the College of the Siskiyous Performing Arts Series once again will present, The Nutcracker performed by the Eugene Ballet Company (EBC), on Friday evening, November 29, at 7:00 pm, at the Weed Campus Kenneth W. Ford Theatre. A timeless tale for the Christmas season, the ballet brings an evening of enchantment in a fairytale setting that has delighted thousands of children and adults of all ages. The Eugene Ballet travels with a full company of 24 dancers and annually presents 50-75 performances and programs for regional touring and outreach The production will also feature Siskiyou County youth performing various roles in the performance. Nuria Llovet, owner, director and choreographer of Nuria’s Dance Academy in Mt. Shasta has been working with the children on a weekly basis since the beginning of October. Many of the children will be featured in more than one role.
Fans of this holiday favorite will enjoy new adaptations of this magnificent show. The charming Nutcracker Prince will battle the Mouse King, who arrives in his new pirate ship, amidst the many mice and soldiers in the first act. In the second act, the sugar Plum fairy and her Cavalier will reign over the celebration in honor of Clara at which many surprises wait in store. Among the entertainment specialties, Spanish dancers, an exotic Arabian duo, lots of leaping Russians, gliding Swiss skaters, clever Chinese acrobatics, and fabulous French footwork. (more…)
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