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Texas Metropolitan Ballet Academy students ready for upcoming ‘Nutcracker’ performances | Local News

Students from Killeen-based Texas Metropolitan Ballet Academy are set to perform “The Nutcracker” at Killeen Arts & Activity Center and Temple Cultural Activities Center next month. Academy students auditioned for both shows in early September. The family dance studio offers professional ballet training. Dancers of all ages are welcome. Since 2016, the local ballet school […]

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Missing South Bend ballet dancer found dead in Lake Missouri

The body of a missing ballet dancer who grew up in South Bend was found Wednesday morning in a rural Missouri lake. A private jet pilot saw what he believed to be a person in the water and notified Missouri Highway Patrol, who found Raffaella Stroik’s body in Lake Mark Twain around 9:40 a.m. Patrol […]

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The Nutcracker from the Ballet Academy of Pittsburgh presents a magical tradition | Living in the southern hills

Katie Ging Photography Many young ballet dancers have visions of sweets dancing in their heads as soon as they put on their first tutu or tights. “The Nutcracker” is synonymous with ballet and Christmas. It is estimated that across the country, major ballet companies derive approximately 40% of their annual ticket revenue from performances of […]