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Sisters Paige (left), 6, and Caroline Kibbon, 4, of Palos Heights, talk to ballerina Sophia Snider, of New Lenox, on Nov. 8 during a Family Saturdays Nutcracker Tea event to preview “Beyond the Nutcracker” at Ballet 5:8 in Orland Park. Photos by Bob Klein/22nd Century Media
Ballerina Alaina Beard speaks to Gwen Sanderson, 3, and her father, Clayton, of Matteson, on Nov. 8, during a Family Saturdays Nutcracker Tea event at Ballet 5:8. Photos by Bob Klein/22nd Century Media
Juliana Slager, Ballet 5:8 artistic director and choreographer of the “Beyond the Nutcracker” production, speaks to the audience. Photos by Bob Klein/22nd Century Media
Dancers perform selection from “Beyond the Nutcracker.”
Amanda Del Buono, Freelance Reporter
5:13 pm CST November 12, 2019
The holiday season is quickly approaching, and Ballet 5:8 helped many families get in the spirit early this month. This holiday season will be the fifth that Ballet 5:8 will celebrate with performances of “Beyond the Nutcracker" ...