Hutchison Ballet Dancers Spread Holiday Cheer in “The Nutcracker” Performances

If you are planning to attend a production of "The Nutcracker" this holiday season, you might see a Hutchison girl in the performance!
More than 35 Hutchison girls are gracing stages across the Memphis area this holiday season as they perform in The Nutcracker with various local dance companies.

Our talented dancers are bringing holiday magic to life as part of productions with Ballet Memphis, Children's Ballet Theater, Buckman Dance Conservatory, Collierville Ballet, New Ballet Ensemble, and Bellevue Baptist Church. We are proud to see our girls shine on stage and express themselves through dance!

You can see our girls dance in the following performances:

When: Dec. 1 at 6:00 pm, Dec. 2 at 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm, and Dec. 3 at 2:00 pm
Where: Buckman Performing Arts Center
Performers: Louise Pietrangelo ’32, Grey Adkins ’33, Margaret Pietrangelo ’35, Sienna Rodda ’36, Palmer Clement ’38, Grace Gillespie ’38, Poppy Heflin ’38, Julia Meagle ’38, Genevieve Miller ’38, Charlotte Murphy ’38, Sloane Raines ’38, Genevieve Pietrangelo ’39, Reid Ferrell ’39, and Posey Rodda ’39

When: Dec. 9 at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm, Dec. 10 at 2:00 pm, Dec. 16 at 2:00 and 7:30 pm, and Dec. 17 at 2:00 pm
Where: Orpheum Theatre
Performers: Sofia Frisch ’25, Millie Malone ’25, Anna Chiozza ’26, Virginia Bowie ’28, Isabella Hughes ’28, and Mary Kirk Adams ’30

When: Dec. 10 at 2:00 pm
Where: Cannon Center for the Performing Arts
Performers: Sammye Kate Selecman ’26, Tully Carlisle ’34, Powell Roll ’34, Elle Curtis ’35, Ann Towery Douglass ’35, Jennie Geary ’35, Elizabeth Hammons ’35, McKinley Jones ’35, Rivers Malmo ’35, Margaret Nenon ’35, Bailey Reed ’35, Miller Kate Ruleman ’35, Annie Stringfellow ’35, McLean Douglass ’37, and Pearson Hammons ’37

When: Dec. 16 at 2:30 pm and 7:00 pm and Dec. 17 at 2:30 pm
Where: Harrell Theatre
Performers: Cora Galdieri ’35 and Vera Galdieri ’35

Editor's Note: the following performances occurred before the time of publication.
When: Nov. 14
Performer: Olivia Lester ’24

When: Nov. 17, 18, and 19
Performer: Grace Conway ’34

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