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The Peoria Ballet and Heartland Festival Orchestra present 'The Nutcracker'

Peoria Ballet

On this week’s episode of Out and About, Jenn Gordon talks with Wendy Thomasson, Executive Director of the Peoria Ballet, about the return of The Nutcracker to the Peoria Civic Center. This family holiday tradition features 100 dancers joined by professional guest artists dancing the roles of Drosselmeyer, Sugar Plum Fairy and Cavalier, plus live music by Heartland Festival Orchestra. Three performances will be offered December 11 -12 with tickets starting at $10. For tickets and information visit The Peoria Ballet.

Daniel Musisi is WCBU's Assistant Audio Director. He's also the host of our daily newsmagazine All Things Peoria.