The Nutcracker - SUNY Rockland Community College
145 College Road - 646-623-1690
Cultural Arts Theatre
Suffern, NY 10901
Description: The Rockland Youth Dance Ensemble (RYDE) presents its 33rd annual production of The Nutcracker. Former NY City Ballet Soloist and Broadway veteran Robert Wersinger returns in the cast as Drosselmeyer and Milan Misko performs as the Cavalier in the show's Grand Pas de Deux. The magical performance is under the artistic direction of Diane Frankel, Founder and Artistic Director of the Coupe Theatre Studio in Nanuet. An accomplished dancer herself, Frankel appeared in the original cast of 11 Broadway musicals before opening Coupe in 1970 and founding RYDE in 1983. Each year, the company presents this full-length, lushly-staged holiday classic.