30 youth from Bellevue to perform in Nutcracker
October 18, 2010 · 3:46 PM
Thirty students from Bellevue will be part of the Pacific Northwest Ballet's production of the Nutcracker this year.
The Nutcracker opens Nov. 26.
Young performers from Bellevue include:
Shoka Araki, 5th grade Somerset Elementary; Julia Bray, 3rd grade, Medina Elementary; Jade Butler, grade 8 Highland Middle School; Elia Cisneros, 8th grade, Chinook Middle School; Holly Ellis, 8th grade, Issaquah Middle School; Abrigail Fiebig, grade 4, Spiritridge Elementary; Shamber Goldstein, 7th grade, Odle Middle School; Elana Hamblin, 2nd grade, Spiritridge Elementary; Johanna Hasselqvist, 4th grade, Ardmore Elementary; Olivia Jurgensen, 6th grade, Chinook Middle School; Mallory Kilbreath, 5th grade, Somerset Elementary; Katherine Kim. 6th grade, Sacred Heart; Jessica Kwiram, 3rd grade, Bear Creek School; Isabelle Lai, 5th grade, Open Window School; Indiana Lau, 5th grade, Somerset Elementary; Olivia Lybeck; 4th grade, Spiritridge Elementary; Rachel May, 7th grade, Chinook Middle School; Tiffany Myers, 7th grade, Tillicum Middle School; Arlee Ness, 6th grade, Tillicum Middle School; Eleanor Pearson, 6th grade, Villa Academy; Lindsey Pool, 5th grade, St. Thomas School; Dora Pungan, 4th grade, Cougar Ridge; Kuu Sakuragi, 7th grade, Highland Middle School; Eudora Sheridan, 3rd grade, homeschool; Emma Sherrell, 4th grade, Clyde Hill; Eun-Sun Shin, 4th grade, Lake Hills; Elina Stirret, 4th grade, Eastgate; Maya Thomas, 7th grade, International School; Rose Wittenmyer, homeschool; Lillian Zhou, 4th grade; Somerset Elementary.
Kailin, Jade, Tiffany, Arlee, Eun-Sun and Olivia Lybeck are students in PNB’s DanceChance program, which provides full tuition scholarships to those who may not otherwise have the opportunity to pursue a dance career.