‘The Nutcracker’ dazzles kids

Attila Mosolygo, the artistic director of the Ballet School's Junior Company, performed the role of Herr Drosselmeyer and narrated the production. After the show, he gave each child a nutcracker ornament.  (Chris Clark | Spectrum Health Beat)

Attila Mosolygo, the artistic director of the Ballet School’s Junior Company, performed the role of Herr Drosselmeyer and narrated the production. After the show, he gave each child a nutcracker ornament. (Chris Clark | Spectrum Health Beat)

Johnaisia Stone, a 10-year-old ballet fan, couldn’t go to “The Nutcracker,” so the Grand Rapids Ballet brought the show to her hospital room.

Soldiers and party girls, Clara, the giant mouse and a giant Nutcracker twirled and leapt in the halls of Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital on Monday. Johnaisia stood on the other side of the doorway and beamed at the private performance.

By Sue Thoms | Health Beat
Read the story at Health Beat> | Published: November 23, 2015

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