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Genoa ballet company presents 'Peanutcracker'

The Sierra Nevada Ballet will present, "Peanutcracker - The Story in Nut Shell" Dec. 1 in Carson City.

Based on the Peter Tchaikovsky's original ballet "The Nutcracker," Peanutcracker is a shorter, 45-minute narrated version that is, "designed for families with younger children to introduce them to the wonderful world of ballet," said Rosine Bena, artistic director of the Genoa-based ballet company, who also wrote and choreographed the show.

Bena said she was first inspired to create this production for families by young audience members. After 25 years of performing the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy professionally, Bena came to …

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The Record Courier Updated Nov 16, 2012 09:47AM Published Nov 15, 2012 03:30PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.