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Madeline Michalowski ’22, one of the Spanish dancers, waits backstage at the Westport Academy of Dance’s 2019 performance of The Nutcracker.

Westport Academy of Dance forced to postpone annual performance of ‘The Nutcracker’

Hannah Ratcliffe ’22, Staff Writer December 4, 2020

Hours and hours of rehearsals each week, costume fittings and memorable show weekends are traditions the dancers at the Westport Academy of Dance have grown to love throughout the years. Due to the COVID-19...

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

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...

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Westport Academy’s “Alice in Wonderland” slideshow

Jane Schutte and Talia Hendel May 22, 2014

We hope you read the pre-story on Alice last week because this past weekend, Westport Academy's "Alice in Wonderland" was a huge success. The rabbit was hopping, the caterpillar was inching, the mad hatter...

Westport's Academy of Dance to present

Westport’s Academy of Dance to present “Alice in Wonderland”

Jane Schutte and Talia Hendel May 16, 2014

Follow Alice down the rabbit hole to Bedford Middle School this weekend to see four Staples students explore the magical world of Wonderland. Westport's Academy of Dance is putting on a  a dance version...

Jessica Riniti '14 rehearses a lift with her Cavalier backstage at Westport Academy of Dance's 32nd annual Nutcracker performance this weekend.

And visions of Sugar Plums danced in their heads…

Caroline Rossi, Web Features Editor December 12, 2013

Tonight marked the closing performance of Westport Academy of Dance’s annual production of "The Nutcracker," bringing holiday sweetness to ballet enthusiasts all over town. “'Nutcracker' is by far...

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