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Mikof Island Dance Troupe performs The Nutcracker to full house


December 13, 2018

Photo courtesy of Tanya Somerville /

Linda Carnes in Little Marzipan preparing for the upcoming celebration in the Kingdom of Sweets during this weekend's performance of The Nutcracker

The Mitkof Island Dance Troupe performed The Nutcracker last Friday, Saturday and Sunday to a full house at the middle school auditorium.

There were a total of 180 dancers in this year's performance, up from December 2016 when The Nutcracker was last performed. This performance included new music and new parts that haven't been included in any performance of The Nutcracker anywhere in the world.

"We're really starting to make it our own program," said Kathleen Boggs, a teacher and a choreographer with the Mitkof Island Dance Troupe.

The 12-week class started the second week of September wit...

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