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Local dancers to perform 'Fantasy'
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MADISON - Local dancers will be performing in Dance Wisconsin's "Nutcracker Fantasy" next month.

Performances will be at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4 at the Wisconsin Union Theater, 800 Langdon St. in Madison.

Ticket prices are $20, $28 and $32, with a $2 discount for seniors and half price for children.

Justin Genna (Bohan) currently with the Milwaukee Ballet will return to dance the Cavalier with partner, Nicole Teague (also with the Milwaukee Ballet).

"Nutcracker Fantasy" is a family-friendly alternative to traditional Nutcracker productions and has become a holiday tradition in its own right.

Dancers from the area include Jessica Schmitt, daughter of Peter and Julie as an Elf; Haliey McIntosh, daughter of Jim and Jolynn as Snow and Waltz of the Flowers; Jordan Zweifel, daughter of Brian and Brenda as lead Rose and Snow; and Christina Wyttenbach, daughter of Curt and Colette, who are also in the production. McIntosh, Zweifel and Wyttenbach are members of the Dance Wisconsin Company and study at Monona Academy of Dance. Schmitt is a member of the Monona Academy of Dance.

To purchase tickets, call the Wisconsin Union Theater Box Office at (608) 262-2201 or buy online at