The Dance Source presents The Nutcracker Ballet

The Dance Source presents The Nutcracker Ballet


G.A.R.’s The Dance Source Unlimited & Company will present their first performance of The Nutcracker Ballet on Dec. 6, 7 and 8, 2002, at Belvidere High School Performing Arts Center, 1500 East Ave., Belvidere.

Don’t miss sweet Clara as she admires her beloved Nutcracker doll; her brother, Fritz, and his antics; the mysterious Drosselmeyer; dancing life-size dolls; twirling snowflakes; and, of course, the lovely Sugar Plum Fairy and her magical Kingdom of the Sweets brought to life by DSU Dance Company members, several DSU & Co. students, and local guest artists.

A special school matinee performance will be presented at 9:45 a.m., Friday, Dec. 6. Matinees on Saturday, Dec. 7, and Sunday, Dec. 8, will be at 2 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 7 evening performance will be at 7 p.m. Ticket prices are $12 adults, $8 children (under 12), $8 seniors (55+), and children under 3 are free if they sit on a lap. Group rates are $8 with a minimum of 12 in any one group per performance.

Tickets will be available at the door, but reservations are advised. Tickets for the Land of the Sweets children’s party after the Saturday, Dec. 7, 2 p.m. matinee performance are also available for an additional $5 each. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adults for the party are free.

For tickets and more information, please call Gymnastic Academy of Rockford at (815) 654-3867 and ask for Artistic Director Elizabeth Blackaby.

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