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On a plane or on stage, dancer Alexandra Hoffman sure can fly

On a plane or on stage, dancer Alexandra Hoffman sure can fly

VERO BEACH, FL — Dec. 27, 2017 — Company dancer Alexandra Hoffman delighted Midwest audiences with her Dew Drop Fairy debut in Ballet Nebraska’s The Nutcracker earlier this month. With her agile feet, remarkable flexibility, and ability to ‘fly’ through the air, Alexandra prepares to take the stage in the world premiere of  Nutcracker on the Indian River in Vero Beach, Florida on Dec. 29 – 30. What roles are you performing in Ballet Vero Beach’s The Nutcracker?   I will dance as Snowflake, Flower, and […]



Nora Carr celebrates the holidays and her birthday with a mix of work and play

Nora Carr celebrates the holidays and her birthday with a mix of work and play

VERO BEACH, FL — Dec. 27, 2017 — Ballet Nebraska dancer Nora Carr is celebrating her birthday week in style. All work and no play won’t be a problem as Nora juggles her performances in Adam Schnell’s Nutcracker on the Indian River this weekend with a birthday celebration and family vacation. Happy birthday — and merde for your shows —  dear Nora! What roles will you perform in Ballet Vero Beach’s The Nutcracker? I am dancing Snow and Flowers in Nutcracker on the Indian River. […]



Coast to coast: Whitney Walsh celebrates the holiday with family and ‘Nutcracker’

Coast to coast: Whitney Walsh celebrates the holiday with family and ‘Nutcracker’

VERO BEACH, FL — Dec. 26, 2017 — Our California girl Whitney Walsh celebrated the holidays on one sunny coast and is heading back to work on another. Whitney is traveling to Florida where she will perform with her co-workers in the Ballet Vero Beach production of Nutcracker on the Indian River — with her family in tow to cheer her on. What roles will you perform in Ballet Vero Beach’s The Nutcracker? In Ballet Vero Beach’s Nutcracker on the Indian River, I will be […]



Rebecca Brenner awaits fun and family in Florida in Adam Schnell’s ‘Nutcracker’

Rebecca Brenner awaits fun and family in Florida in Adam Schnell’s ‘Nutcracker’

VERO BEACH, FL — Dec. 26, 2017 — After spending the Christmas holiday in Nebraska, Rebecca Brenner heads eastward to meet up with her Ohio family in sunny Florida. It’s Boxing Day somewhere — and Rebecca and her fellow Ballet Nebraska dancers are doing their part by packing up their things and heading to beautiful Vero Beach as they prepare to perform in Adam Schnell’s world premiere of Nutcracker on the Indian River. What roles are you performing in Ballet Vero Beach’s The Nutcracker? I […]



Kelsey Schwenker bookends her holiday with two different ‘Nutcrackers’

Kelsey Schwenker bookends her holiday with two different ‘Nutcrackers’

OMAHA — Dec. 25, 2017 — In 2010, a young, talented and energetic redhead named Kelsey Schwenker joined Ballet Nebraska as one of the very first apprentices in the company’s inaugural season. Since that time, Kelsey has danced in nearly every scene in numerous roles to almost all of the music in Ballet Nebraska’s annual productions of The Nutcracker. That is not even including all of the years she danced as a student in Colorado — making this her 17th year of dancing in this […]