Pacific Northwest Ballet's 'Nutcracker' to feature 13 Redmond residents
October 21, 2011 · 2:18 PM
The Pacific Northwest Ballet's (PNB) upcoming "Nutcracker" production will feature 13 students from Redmond.
This will be the ballet's 28th season and it will run from Nov. 25 to Dec. 27. PNB's "Nutcracker" is the world's most recognized and celebrated production of the classic Christmas story and will feature a live orchestra and more than 200 roles filled by professional dancers and students, including the following from Redmond:
Third grader Victoria Pearson; fourth graders Anika Amdahl, Bella Steedly and Deanna Wang; fifth graders Catherine Zhong, Grace Casaschi, Isabella Chavez and Joan Munoz; seventh graders Tahlia Edgar-Chalker and Courtney Lee; eighth graders Berit Godo and Isobel Pearson and ninth grader Grace Mahan.
"Nutcracker" first opened in December 1983 and was created by PNB founding artistic director Kent Stowell and children's book author and illustrator Maurice Sendak.
For more information, visit http://www.pnb.org/Season/11-12/Nutcracker.