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Peoria Ballet’s The Nutcracker returns to the Peoria Civic Center

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On this week’s episode of Out and About, Artistic Director Ian Thatcher and Executive Director Wendy Thomasson join host Jenn Gordon to talk about the Peoria Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker.

Over 80 Peoria Ballet students, joined by professional guest artists from New York City, dance to Tchaikovsky’s timeless score performed by the Heartland Festival Orchestra. Kick off the holiday season with this festive treat for audiences of all ages. Performances take place on Saturday December 10th at 2 pm and 7:30pm and Sunday, December 11th at 2pm. For tickets and information visit peoriaballet.com

Jenn Gordon is executive director of ArtsPartners of Central Illinois. She hosts Out & About every week on WCBU.
Jody Holtz is WCBU's assistant program director and host of WCBU's newsmagazine All Things Peoria and WCBU's morning news podcast On Deck.