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Young Cheatham Dancers Chosen for Nashville's Nutcracker

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nashville Ballet has selected six dancers from Cheatham County to perform in the youth cast for Music City’s favorite holiday tradition. Presented by Nashville Ballet, and sponsored in part by PNC Bank, Nashville’s Nutcracker returns to TPAC’s Jackson Hall December 7–23, 2019. This year’s youth cast features 292 young dancers from School of Nashville Ballet and the community at large performing alongside Nashville Ballet and the Nashville Symphony in this beloved favorite.

Nashville’s Nutcracker will feature the following young dancers from Cheatham County:

  • Eli Boggs as a Party Boy

  • Forrest Boggs as a Native American Soldier

  • Corinne Cirigliano as a Native American Soldier

  • Kaylin England as a Dancing Bear Cavalry

  • Sophie Gross as a Party Girl

  • Asher Richardson as a Commodore Cavalry

This year Nashville’s Nutcracker youth cast members were selected from community-wide, open auditions. Members of the youth cast come from 10 counties throughout Middle Tennessee including Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, Wilson, and Christian County, Kentucky. They will perform alongside all 52 members of Nashville Ballet’s professional company and NB2 as well as 60 members of the Nashville Symphony.

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