Redding City Ballet to bring 'Nutcracker' to Weaverville at TAPAC


In addition to her years of study with the studio's directors, Linda Bennett and Marc Darling, Dimler danced the last two years in "summer intensive" programs with the Pacific Northwest Ballet in Seattle and the Ballet West in Utah.

Bartner dances with NECB/Northeast Dance Center, which is performing the Nutcracker at the Methuen Performing Arts Center at Methuen High School on December 16 and 17.

Performances will take place at 2 and 7 p.m.

"What I love most is the "marriage" between music and movement".

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"I'm excited", she says. And on Tuesday night, not for the first time, his Nutcracker was broadcast live to 500 cinemas around the world. After the battle, The Nutcracker takes Clara to visit all of the kingdoms.

The Dance Prism, meanwhile, will hold a performance December 16 and 17, also at the Collins Center with Madeline Henlin, Annie Hamilton, Olivia Ventre. The youth choir and orchestra will rehearse Monday, Dec. 11, with a full dress rehearsal with all participants Friday, Dec. 15.

Just like football players vying for a playoff spot at this time of year, scores of local ballerinas are prepping their pirouettes as they practice for perfection for the upcoming Nutcracker season. To be fair to the performers, that show was probably ill-fated since the ballet came as the second half of an evening that featured the composer's full-length opera Iolanta in the first half. The Nutcracker is truly a team effort and a community treasure. Some dancers never have this special experience. But once Clara falls asleep, everything changes, toys come to life, and her Nutcracker turns into a prince who whisks her away to an enchanted land.

Argubright said her participants prepare eight or nine weeks for group pieces. All the hard work that goes into a production - from rehearsals to costumes and beyond - started in August. They all attend the Andover School of Ballet. Performances, which run approximately 1½ hours long with one intermission, are appropriate for all ages.

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Dimler's and Heidi's roles in this year's show are not only very challenging technically, Darling said, but require dancers to be able to share the depths of emotion required.

After rehearsals are over, the singers, dancers and musicians will come together and stage an event that's been produced locally since 1969. The orchestra will have 43 musicians.

So in nine days, the "Nutcracker" marriage will be celebrated once again.

SPONSORS WILL INCLUDE Spring Valley City Bank and Eureka Savings Bank, supplemented with a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency. Send a check payable to IVSO and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: IVSO Nutcracker, c/o Larry Ault, 1300 Briarcrest Drive, Ottawa IL 61350.

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Ticket prices are $16 adults, $10 children 13 and under, and are available in Weaverville at Clutter, 623-4292, online at or by calling Treadwell at 623-2890.