Becoming A Ballerina

Becoming A Ballerina

A Nutcracker Story, Starring the Dancers of Boston Ballet

Book - 2012
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Go backstage at the Nutcracker.

Ever since she tried on her first pair of ballet slippers, Fiona has wanted to play Clara, the lead child's role in The Nutcracker. This holiday season, she finally has her chance. Follow Fiona as she goes from class to auditions to rehearsals to opening night, as the curtain begins to rise. Dozens of splendid full-color photographs bring to life the hard work and artistry that go into creating the magical world of the ballet. In the tradition of A Very Young Dancer, Becoming a Ballerina is a beautiful and inspiring portrait of a real-life girl pursuing her dream.

Publisher: New York : Viking, 2012.
ISBN: 9780670013920
Branch Call Number: J 792.842 NUT FRI
Characteristics: 44 pages :,color illustrations, color portraits ;,29 cm
Additional Contributors: Dowdle, Mary


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Fiona’s dream of playing Clara, the lead child’s role in The Nutcracker, is about to come true. Follow her through auditions, rehearsals, and opening night. Profusely illus. with color photos.

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