Coralie DeSchepper has all the right moves as she performs during a dance show. She is now performing as a member of the children's cast for The Nutcracker presented by the Joffrey Ballet. (Provided photo)
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Flossmoor 5th-grader performing in Joffrey Ballet’s Nutcracker

For the next several weeks, Coralie DeSchepper will be performing as a Christmas Toy Solider in the Joffrey Ballet’s “Nutcracker” being staged at the Lyric Opera House in Chicago.

Coralie, daughter of Kelly and Demian DeSchepper of Flossmoor, auditioned for a part in the annual Christmas production in September and was in rehearsals through October and November.

Coralie DeSchepper, 10, at one of her dance competitions. She's now performing in The Nutcracker with the Joffrey Ballet. (Provided photo)

Coralie takes dance instruction at Intrigue Dance in Chicago. That’s where she saw another . . .

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