New Albany News

The Nutcracker

Ballet company to present Christmas classic Dec. 13-15

Tuesday December 3, 2013 11:38 AM

The New Albany Children's Ballet Theatre's performances of The Nutcracker from Dec. 13-15 will feature more than 200 dancers from central Ohio.

"We are very excited to present a whole new battle scene this year," said artistic director Tara Miller. "The audience is going to love it."

The cast includes Haley Bloomston of Westerville and Sydney Owens of Gahanna as Clara; Lauren Lane of New Albany and Aubrielle Whitis of Dublin as the Sugar Plum Fairy; Madeline Miller and Bryn Lafferty, both of New Albany, as Fritz; and Olivia Crago of Westerville and Lane as dream Clara.

Performances are at 7 p.m. Dec. 13-15 and 2 p.m. Dec. 14 and 15 at the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts, 100 E. Dublin-Granville Road in New Albany.

Admission is $15, $20 and $25 and tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster, online at or by calling CAPA at 614-469-0939.

-- Lori Wince