The Oak Ridge Civic Ballet Association is performing Tchaikovskyâ€™s â€œThe Nutcrackerâ€ on Saturday, November 18, and Sunday, November 19, at the Oak Ridge High School Performing Arts Center.
Directed by Molly Koon Quist along with assistant director Sharon Nicklow-Cousins and assistant Sarah Jett, â€œThe Nutcrackerâ€ offers artistic entertainment for family members of all ages.
â€œWe have so many talented dancers in East Tennessee,â€ said Wendie Aurin, assistant production manager. â€œWe are excited to have them showcase their creativity in such a classic ballet.â€
Courtney Walker, Fancisco Aguilar, and Murillo Barbosa of the Georgia Ballet, as well as Howard Merlin of the Boston Ballet as Drosselmeyer, will join the talented cast, a press release said. Frank Murphy from Classic Hits 93.1 WNOX will also make a guest appearance. [Read more…]