One of the biggest holiday traditions in Erie is about to take the stage. The Lake Erie Ballet presenting the 60th Annual ‘Nutcracker’ production at the Warner Theatre this weekend.
This year, to celebrate the diamond jubilee, the ballet is making this a true local collaboration. The ballet welcoming the Lake Erie Ballet back into the fold, a group created by the late Bruce Morton Wright.
Also this year, welcoming dancers and choreographers from several prominent programs. And, for the first time, bringing in a true professional company, the Fort Wayne Ballet, to perform several key scenes in the Nutcracker.
Joining us tonight is the Artistic Director of the Fort Wayne Ballet, Karen Gibbons-Brown.
The Fort Wayne production of the Nutcracker also receiving national recognition for being one of the top five productions in the United States.
Shows are this Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2:30pm at the Warner Theatre.