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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 white woman dressed in a white tutu and tights with a white wig dances with a Black man dressed in a red soldier costume. The word “missing” is written in gold capital lettering along their left leg. Around them hang orange silks and a black and gold patterned background.

“It matters how you go:” Integrity, tenacity and determination as told by “The Steadfast Tin Soldier”

January 10, 2023

Warning: This review contains spoilers. Familiar characters fill a stage done up in Christmas trimmings: a toy soldier, a ballerina, elves and a boisterous young boy. A nursemaid attempts to maintain...

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 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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