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Antonio Rosario and Daria Caravette of Ballet 5:8 rehearse a dance in ‘Beyond the Nutcracker.’ This year marks the ballet company’s third consecutive year of staging the production. Photos by Lana Kozol/Ballet 5:8
The performers in Ballet 5:8’s ‘Beyond the Nutcracker’ act out a scene in the production, scheduled for 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 16, with a matinee performance at 3 p.m. Dec. 17.
Miranda Rubio (front), Janelle Parish (left), Anna Jacobsen (right) perform a dance in the production.
Amanda Stoll, Assistant Editor
5:01 pm CST December 5, 2017
It’s the time of year when Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s timeless music will set the stage for “The Nutcracker” ballet across the country, including one stage very close to home, but it will not be the same story and characters most people are familiar with.