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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

A girl wearing a purple leotard and pink skirt dances onstage.

Eight Counts Ballet Company premieres first-ever onstage production of “The Nutcracker”

December 1, 2022

Last December, Eight Counts Ballet Company filmed an unofficial production of “The Nutcracker.” One year (and one month) later, the company will perform the holiday classic in McCormick Auditorium. Medill...

A girl in an orange top and black pants tilts backwards and lifts her arms up in the air.

Eight Counts Ballet Company aims to foster inclusive ballet community through open-access classes

October 4, 2022

Communication sophomore Amanda de la Fuente started her dancing journey at age 5. Over a decade later, she came to Northwestern for her freshman year and wanted to participate in theater and dance at the...

A woman playing the violin wearing a blue and silver gown. The background has a tan building, green bushes, and grass.

Artists adapt to increased free time and new struggles amid pandemic

April 3, 2022

Some artists, and their relationships with their craft, have grown and evolved in the two years since the pandemic first struck. Quarantine and restrictions have meant more time for art, but even the creative...

A dancer leaps in arabesque while wearing a purple leotard. She is smiling. Her bangs are dyed bright pink.

Eight Counts debuts “The Nutcracker” as first unofficial production

December 1, 2021

Growing up as a military kid, Medill freshman Angel Jordan moved often. But regardless of where she lived, she knew one part of her life would stick around. “Ballet was my one constant thing that...

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