Ballet Conservatory Studio dancers rehearse for this weekend’s performances of “The Nutcracker” in Oak Harbor. From left to right: Savanneh Dahl, Aly McLeod, EJ Boilek, Jennifer Danielson. Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times

Ballet Conservatory Studio dancers rehearse for this weekend’s performances of “The Nutcracker” in Oak Harbor. From left to right: Savanneh Dahl, Aly McLeod, EJ Boilek, Jennifer Danielson. Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times

Leaping into ‘The Nutcracker’

OH dancers perform this weekend

  • Wednesday, December 13, 2017 8:39pm
  • LifeNews

The Ballet Slipper Conservatory will perform three shows of “The Nutcracker”on Saturday, Dec. 16 at 2-4 p.m., and 7-9 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 17 at 2-4 p.m.

All shows at Oak Harbor High School Auditorium, 1 Wildcat Way, Oak Harbor.

Dance teacher Diane Geragotelis says it’s the ninth year her studio will be performing the classic Christmas ballet. Dancers range in age from six to 26. There are 26 ballerinas performing roles and one male playing the non-dancing role of Godfather Drosselmeyer, Geragotelis said.

Tickets are available for purchase at tbscoh.org or at Pacific Grace Tax and Accounting (31925 WA SR20 Oak Harbor) Monday-Thursday 9am – 5pm. Adults $15; Seniors (60+) $10; Child (up to 18) $10. Any unsold tickets will be available for purchase at the door. For more information: 360-929-5828, https://tbscoh.org/

Aly McLeod, 15, rehearsing for the lead role of “The Nutcracker.” It will be performed in three shows this weekend by The Ballet Slipper Conservatory. Showtimes are 2 -4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Saturday and 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Oak Harbor High School. Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times

Aly McLeod, 15, rehearsing for the lead role of “The Nutcracker.” It will be performed in three shows this weekend by The Ballet Slipper Conservatory. Showtimes are 2 -4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Saturday and 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Oak Harbor High School. Photo by Laura Guido/Whidbey News-Times

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