Coastal Virginia's Ballet Academy and Company

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Why our Nutcracker?

Anyone can say they are the best, so I am going to write this quote from Ms.Annie Sandler who had seen our school show performance:

Dear Suzanne and Janina,

I am so impressed with what you’ve created!  I am also continually impressed with the caliber of your students, their technique is truly breath taking and their love of dance & musicality palpable.

I found your staging for the Nutcracker so refreshing.  I’m sure the size of the stage dictated certain perimeters but it apparently also added to the creative process.  Your originality allowed one to concentrate on the Ballet and not be weighed down by all the “stuff” on stage.  Your costuming was clean and elegant, the dance straight forward and confident.

This is my personal standing ovation for Ballet Virginia International.

Warm regards,

Annie Sandler

I think this beautiful and appreciated letter says it all!  Thank you Ms. Sandler and I know everyone who attends this year’s production will continue to be entertained with some new surprises to come!



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