This year’s production of THE NUTCRACKER presented by the Georgia B. Lucas Foundation fund will be bittersweet for lead dancer AARA KRUMPE as she says “goodbye” to her favorite role. Aara has announced her retirement at the end of our 2018/19 FEMMES DE FORCE season and will take her final turn as the Sugar Plum Fairy during performances next month at the Long Center. Listen as Aara describes what it’s like to reign over the Court of Sweets.


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