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Collin County Ballet Theatre brings ‘The Nutracker’ to Melissa

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Michael Watson
Mackenzie Dessens, a dancer for the Colorado Ballet, plays the role of Clara in their 2019 production of “The Nutcracker.”

‘The Nutcracker’ is a classic Christmas story about a young girl, Clara, who dreams of dancing nutcrackers, mice and sugar plum fairies that come to life on Christmas Eve night. This holiday season, the Collin County Ballet Theatre is bringing its annual performance of George Balanchine’s “The Nutcracker” to Melissa. The show will be on Sunday, Dec. 17, at 3:30 p.m. in the Performance Hall of the Melissa Arts Center (MAC). Tickets are now on sale–click HERE to purchase.

Ticket options and their prices are the following: House Center VIP $75; House Center $50; House Center Left & Right $40; House Center Front Mezzanine $40; House Center Middle Mezzanine $35; House Center Back Mezzanine $30.



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Miranda Sirota, Editor-in-Chief
Miranda Sirota is a senior this year at Melissa High School. This is her third year writing for the Cardinal Connection. Miranda is also involved in other extracurriculars including Band, HOSA, NHS, academic UIL, and Book Club. Outside of school, she enjoys reading, cooking, and binge-watching her favorite TV shows. After graduating, Miranda plans to study Dental Hygiene to become a registered hygienist.

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