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Common Thread Contemporary Dance Company is proud to present The Endless Forest Nutcracker at the Hatheway Cultural Center at Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey, Illinois on Sunday, December 7th, and at the William D. Purser, DC Center at Logan University in Chesterfield, Missouri on Sunday, December 21st.



The Endless Forest Nutcracker is a unique production that sets the traditional story by E.T.A. Hoffman in a cabin in the mountains. Clara must travel from her auntie’s home to the Endless Forest to find her long-lost sister. In her travels, she will discover the love of family, the magic of the Forest, and the enchantment to be found when the next step on the path becomes the first step in a new world.
 Missouri performance auditions are at 1:00 pm on Sunday, October 12th.
Dance Project Saint Louis
912-A Meramec Station Road
Valley Park, MO 63088
(636) 677-9019
(Please note Mapquest/GPS directions may be incorrect. Dance Project is located at the southwest intersection of Highways 141 and 44, behind Starbucks.
Illinois performance auditions are at 1:00 pm on Saturday, October 11th.
Premiere Performance Dance Studio
20 B Kettle River Drive
Glen Carbon, IL 62034
(618) 656-4055
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Rehearsals will be held on Sundays at Dance Project for the Missouri production and on Sundays at Premiere Performance for the Illinois production.
At the Nutcracker auditions, High School and College level dancers may also audition for Common Thread Two, the second company of Common Thread Contemporary Dance Company. Chosen dancers will have the opportunity to perform with the professional dancers of Common Thread in various productions throughout the 2014-2015 season. For more information about Common Thread Contemporary Dance Company, please visit
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