The classic Christmas ballet “The Nutcracker” will be performed by the Salt Creek Ballet at the Governors State University Center for Performing Arts at 1 and 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9.
Families can enjoy a Sugar Plum Party at 3 p.m. where they can take pictures with Santa, enjoy hot chocolate and cookies and enter to win prizes. Among the cast of 89 dancers are internationally recognized guest dancers Vilia Putrius and Mindaugas Bauzys from Festival Ballet Providence. They trained at Vilnius Ballet School and joined the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre as . . .