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Dancers have story of hard work to Tell
Times photos: Brenda Steurer The Usherettes perform Saturday at the Wilhelm Tell Pageant in New Glarus. The high school girls practice for two months to learn the traditional Swiss dances. Dances include the entire group but also include dancing between partners. The dances are only part of the show. Local actors take part in the story of Wilhelm Tell and his exploits in Switzerland. Authentic costumes are worn by the actors as they perform the shows in both German and English throughout the weekend. Order photo
NEW GLARUS - Since its inception 71 years ago, the Wilhelm Tell Pageant has featured dancing from the Usherettes during the play's intermission.It's become a time-honored tradition people who attend the play look forward to.