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Every little girl who sees "The Nutcracker" wants to be Clara-find out what it's really like to dance the famous role with Becoming a Ballerina: A Nutcracker Story!
A fabulous gift for young dancers, children who want to learn more about ballet, or simply those that love watching the performances, this is the story of a real-life girl pursuing a real-life dream. Watch Fiona as she attends practice at Boston Ballet school, attends the auditions for The Nutcracker, gets her dream role, and practices, practices, practices until the actual performance begins! From choreography to costuming, see what it takes to be a young ballerina. 44 pages, hardcover with dust jacket.
Number of Pages: 48
Vendor: Viking Juvenile
Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 11.00 X 8.50 (inches)
Availability: In Stock
Go backstage at the ballet with real-life thirteen-year-old dancer Fiona. Dozens of gorgeous, full-color photographs welcome readers into Fiona's world, as she goes from auditions, to rehearsals, to opening night playing Clara, the lead child's role in Boston Ballet's The Nutcracker. Experience the nerves, the hard work, and ultimately the thrill of performing on the big stage with a professional company. This is a beautiful holiday gift that young dancers will cherish all year round.