the nutcracker is a creative collaboration of faculty and guest choreographers based on Bettijane Sill’s artistic vision of this traditional tale. After many years of serving as artistic director, Bettijane Sills continues to be a grounding force in the production.

the nutcracker is performed by the Purchase Dance Company and children from the community. It is produced by Wallie Wolfgruber, director of the Conservatory of Dance, who oversees all aspects of the production.

Guest choreographers:
John Heginbotham
Nicolo Fonte

Faculty choreographers:
Larry Clark
Ted Kivitt
Bettijane Sills
Stephanie Tooman
Nelly van Bommel

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