NOW:53154:USA00949
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA00949
70°
H 83° L 70°
Foggy | 5MPH

Talented Sisters To Share Stage In Milwaukee Ballet's "The Nutcracker"

Nov. 26, 2012

Dancing runs in the family and is a way of life for sisters Sydney and Karley Farber of Cudahy , who have been cast in this year's production of the Milwaukee Ballet's "The Nutcracker". Both girls have been dancing since the age of 3 and currently practice a combined 14 hours a week. Their commitment and hard work has paid off for them, as Karley's role as an angel and Sydney's role as a party kid are coveted spots that hundreds of other students auditioned for.

Performing in The Nutcracker provides the sisters the opportunity to be a part of a large scale, professional production that brings in tens of thousands of observers annually. Most exciting for the girls is the chance to dance directly alongside the professional dancers from the Milwaukee Ballet Company- a magical and once in a lifetime opportunity for ballerinas their age.

Despite having different parts, Sydney, 10, helped Karley, 7, prepare for the difficult audition process, and now, the rehearsal and performance aspect of the show. This is Sydney's fourth consecutive year being cast in the holiday classic and she looks forward to watching her younger sister experience it for the first time.

Dance isn't the only thing the girls dedicate their time to. They are also active in soccer, swim, Student Council, as well as play the piano and violin. They are the daughters of proud parents Tim and Dana Farber.

The Nutcracker runs from Saturday, December 8th through Wednesday, December 26th. Ticket information can be found at www.milwaukeeballet.org.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Mason's scoring spree leads Slinger past Whitnall 8/22

» Oak Creek rallies for victory over Falls 8/22

» Preps football photos of the week: Aug. 22 8/22

» Franklin football team catches second wind at Hamilton 8/22

» Motorist chased children, used racial slur, cops say 8/22

» Greendale School District to "get on a different trajectory" for polling place issue 8/21

» Franklin High's new auditorium, classrooms to be ready for first day of school 8/21

» Greendale Schools to re-evaluate polling place requests this Thursday 8/20

» Franklin to accept bids for new water, sewer facility 8/19

» Chick-fil-A celebrates National Lemonade Day with free samples in Brookfield, Greendale 8/19

» YoFresh Yogurt Cafe to open in Hales Corners 8/19

» Dennis Dietscher of Hales Corners charged with accepting bribes 8/19

» VIDEO: Whitnall distributes nearly 1,400 iPads across district 8/19

» Greendale School Board OKs schools for general election 8/18

» Motorcyclist killed after crashing into parked SUV in St. Francis 8/15

» Roadrunner Transportation to acquire Michigan logistics firm Updated:  8/11

» Whitefish Bay latest to enact sex offender residency rules 8/7

» Oak Creek road rage leads to rollover 8/6

» Events mark anniversary of Sikh Temple shooting 8/2

» Sikh Temple shooting first-responding officers to receive Congressional Badge of Bravery 8/1

» New website launched for airport business park 7/31

» Special Sikh Temple anniversary program to air Monday on MPTV 7/30

» Video: How to navigate construction surrounding the 2014 Wisconsin State Fair 7/30

» Whitnall High School names new assistant principal 7/30

» Top 10 things to see and do at the Wisconsin State Fair 7/29

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Deal Watch - Milwaukee

Milwaukee's Best Discounts & Deals

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

Advertisement

CONNECT    

Advertisement