The Fox Valley Nutcracker, being performed over Thanksgiving weekend at the Batavia Fine Arts Centre, will feature lavish costumes, gorgeous sets, talented local dancers and professionals, too. And one lucky Go West reader will win four free tickets to see the Saturday night performance.
If you would like to include the classic ballet “The Nutcracker” in your family’s holiday plans, here are more than 10 different productions to choose from in Chicago and its suburbs.
If your young dancer is looking for exceptional training, your family should consider the Elise Flagg Academy of Dance in West Chicago. Its founder and artistic director trained under the legendary George Balanchine, and she seeks to create a healthy, cheerful and serious atmosphere in her studio, dedicated to the principles that she learned from him.