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‘The Nutcracker’ returns to the Columbia

The Hammond Ballet Company performed ‘The Nutcracker’ last December. The group returns this year with new performers for the ballet.

Hailey Bullock, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2019

The Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts will be holding the annual showing of ‘The Nutcracker.’ The fantasy story will be performed by the Hammond Ballet Company on Dec. 13-14 at 7 p.m. James Winter, artistic director, describes the procedures the Columbia Theatre staff undergoes while preparing...

Hammond Ballet Company puts together a family experience for the holidays

The Hammond Ballet Company put on its annual

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018

The Hammond Ballet Company held its annual holiday performance of "The Nutcracker" with guest artists Alicia Mae Holloway and Saverio Pescucci. The production was held on Dec. 7-8 at 7 p.m. in the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts. The Hammond Ballet Company cast Annabelle Mack, a student...

The Hammond ballet magic on and off stage

The Hammond Ballet Company invited professional dancers to perform with them during last year’s production of “The Nutcracker” at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts.

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018

According to Executive Director of the Columbia Theatre Roy Blackwood, “The Nutcracker” is the most popular production that the theatre shows. This year, the classic tale is back and will be performed Dec. 7-8 at 7 p.m. at the Columbia Theatre.  Blackwood, who is accustomed to tickets for this Hamm...