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Community members create winter wonderland escape in “The Nutcracker”

The Champaign Urbana Ballet performs a waltz with Clara and her prince during a “The Nutcracker” performance in 2012. 

By Olivia Catuara

December 5, 2013

Community members can prepare to witness battles between mice and soldiers, scenes of snow and sweets, and Clara dancing through a magical dream with her prince in the Champaign Urbana Ballet’s annual performance of “The Nutcracker” this weekend. “For many people, ‘The Nutcracker’ is a holid...