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Westport Academy of Dance hosts its annual production of the Nutcracker

Westport Academy of Dance hosts its annual production of the Nutcracker

December 14, 2017

By Maya Brodows '20, Siri Kanter '20 and Kaela Dockray '20

Westport Dance Academy leaps and twirls to provide holiday meals

Westport Dance Academy leaps and twirls to provide holiday meals

December 19, 2016

Kayla Sirlin ’19 The Westport Dance Academy held a children’s tea party at the Westport Woman’s Club to raise money for the Project Love Holiday Meal Campaign on Saturday. The senior company dancers partook in a series of mini dances while a Westport Woman’s Club member read the Nutcracker...

Staples juniors step up this year in The Nutcracker

Staples juniors step up this year in The Nutcracker

December 15, 2016

By: Camryn Ragland ’18 and Erin Lynch ’18 While many students spend their afternoons and evenings at various sports practices or clubs, some spend their time leaping and turning at dance. These students have recently been involved in the Westport Academy of Dance’s performance of The Nutcracker...

The Land of the Sweets comes to Westport

The Land of the Sweets comes to Westport

Claire Dinshaw, Sports Editor

December 10, 2014

Just fifteen minutes into the Nutcracker tea party at the Westport Woman’s Club, sparkles are already gathering on the floor. Seven tables sit around the room. Each has a bright pink table cloth and a tall, and of course sparkly, nutcracker centerpiece. Sixty attendees file in one-by-one on the...

Dancers rehearse to be “on pointe” for December’s Nutcracker ballet

Frenchie Truiit, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014

It’s that time of year again. New York has the famous Rockettes. California has the Jingle Ball. But what is better than Westport’s winter tradition, “The Nutcracker?” This year marks the 33rd anniversary of Westport Academy of Dance’s annual “The Nutcracker” ballet. “The N...

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