The Ridgefield School of Dance’s presentation of The Nutcracker will include Wilton High School junior Rachel Castaldi in the Russian Dance and Waltz of the Snowflakes, Middlebrook student Alexandra Magnusson in the Waltz of the Flowers, and Wilton High School student Meryl Kaduboski.
The company will present the annual holiday favorite on Sunday, Dec. 11, at 1:30, at East Ridge Middle School.
All members of the school’s ballet department participate, with the youngest ballerinas performing as the BonBons. Guest artists include Catherine Whitelaw as Mother Ginger and Craig Winslow as Drosselmeyer.
Holiday Dreams, by the jazz department, will immediately follow The Nutcracker, with several dances set to songs of the season. Original choreography by Michael Crawford, Justin Torres, and Stevi Van Meter will include jazz, contemporary, lyrical, and tap.
Tickets are available online theridgefieldschoolofdance.com and at the door. Information: 203-894-5957.