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25th Anniversary of the Cajun Nutcracker (2016)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-12-16

Duration: 00:03:20

Subjects: Nutcracker (Choreographic work) | Arts | Dance | Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre | Ballet | Holidays | Christmas


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Buchmann, Molly Interviewee
  • Mathews, Sharon Interviewee


This segment from the December 16, 2016, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Dorothy Kendrick’s report on the 25th anniversary of the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s production of “The Nutcracker: A Tale from the Bayou.” She interviews Molly Buchmann and Sharon Mathews of the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre, who discuss the history of their Nutcracker production and the dancers who participate in the show. Host: James Fox-Smith