KATY (Covering Katy News) - Three Katy ISD students have been cast in the Houston Repertoire Ballet's 21st annual performance of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. This fall, auditions were held at the Ballet Center of Houston for roles in the production. The following Katy ISD students have been cast as main cast members, mice, polichinelles, party children and party guests:
Evangeline Seek - Beckendorff Junior High School
Isabella Scavone - Seven Lakes Junior High School
Elissa Galiley - Cardiff Junior High School
HRB is a pre-professional ballet company and is celebrating 24 years of performances. For the last several years, HRB's production of The Nutcracker have sold out.
The goal of HRB is to give young, talented and dedicated dances the serious training needed to enter the professional world of dance and many dancers advance to professional ballet companies throughout the country. Graduates have danced with the New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Miami City Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Houston Ballet and other prestigious companies.
The Nutcracker performances are December 6-8, 2019. Tickets can be purchased here.