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Henson, Peterson to dance in 'Nutcracker'

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Hanna Henson, left, and Elizabeth (Libby) Peterson will both selected to dance in The Great Russian Nutcracker on Dec. 7 at the Orpheum Theatre in Sioux City. The girls auditioned on Oct. 9.

Elizabeth will be dancing on pointe in the Chinese variation and Hanna will be dancing on pointe in the Russian variation. Both girls are students at LA Center of Dance, instructed by Lisa Ann Hunter Wilson. Because of their training with Wilson, both girls also qualified in dance for the Iowa State Fair last summer.

This will be Henson's first year and Peterson's third year with the Russian Ballet. Photo contributed

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