Amity Beardsley, 16, of Merced and Jeremy Gleeson, 23, of Merced perform as the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Sugar Plum Cavalier during the Merced Academy of Dance’s performance of “The Nutcracker” at Buhach Colony High School in Atwater, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. Public performances will take place at the Buhach Colony High School Theater on Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m..
Amity Beardsley, 16, of Merced and Jeremy Gleeson, 23, of Merced perform as the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Sugar Plum Cavalier during the Merced Academy of Dance’s performance of “The Nutcracker” at Buhach Colony High School in Atwater, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. Public performances will take place at the Buhach Colony High School Theater on Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsun-star.com
Amity Beardsley, 16, of Merced and Jeremy Gleeson, 23, of Merced perform as the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Sugar Plum Cavalier during the Merced Academy of Dance’s performance of “The Nutcracker” at Buhach Colony High School in Atwater, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. Public performances will take place at the Buhach Colony High School Theater on Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsun-star.com

Get into holiday spirit with ‘Nutcracker’ ballet

December 01, 2016 3:57 PM