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Cajun Nutcracker Preview (2009)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-12-11

Duration: 00:06:38

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


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Yancey, Allegra Nevils Producer
  • Godoy, Al Photographer
  • Mathews, Sharon Interviewee
  • Buchmann, Molly Interviewee
  • Perlis, Susan Interviewee
  • Acosta, Rebecca Interviewee
  • Xu, Jackie Interviewee
  • Doucet, Manon Interviewee
  • Rome, Maria Interviewee
  • Crawford, Lauren Interviewee


This segment from the December 11, 2009, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features producer Allegra Nevils Yancey’s preview of the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s production of “The Nutcracker – A Tale from the Bayou.” She interviews: Sharon Mathews, the co-artistic director; Molly Buchmann, the artistic director; Susan Perlis, the associate director; Rebecca Acosta, the children’s director; and dancers Jackie Xu, Manon Doucet, Maria Rome, and Lauren Crawford. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford