Roxey Balllet’s “The Nutcracker” returns

A holiday tradition, The Roxey Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” returns for its eighteenth season Nov. 24. Performances will be in locations throughout New Jersey and locally at Kendall Theater on the College of New Jersey campus in Ewing. This highly acclaimed annual holiday event has become a favorite tradition of area residents and visitors alike.

“This production is known as the most child friendly production in the region. Every year we incorporate new enhancements to dazzle our audiences, and this year is no exception,” said Mark Roxey, Artistic Director of Roxey Ballet.

The cast is made up of over 100 professional, pre-professional, and student dancers and actors from around the area. This year’s production will feature surprise community leaders who will join the cast, performing alongside the company’s world classic roster of professional artists.

Roxey Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” is a joyous and magical way to begin the holiday season. This affordable show provides the perfect introduction to ballet for children of all ages.

“The Nutcracker” opens Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 at 3 p.m., followed by performances Sunday, Nov. 24 at 3 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 1 at 3 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 2 at 3 p.m.; and Monday, Dec. 3 at 10 a.m. (special student matinee and open to the general public). Monday’s concert is ideal for the littlest of audiences as it includes a question and answer session, as well as a meet and greet and autograph signing directly following the concert.

For more information or to purchase tickets visit the company website at www.roxeyballet.org <http://www.roxeyballet.org/> or call 609-397-7616.

(edited from publicity material)

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