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Joffrey Ballet leads set to play the roles of Sugar Plum Fairy and Cavalier in The Nutcracker

By Ricki Quinn

Busy preparing for the Nutcracker season in Chicago, Joffrey Ballet leads Jeraldine Mendoza and Dylan Gutierrez sit down for a FaceTime interview to talk about their guest-starring roles in Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s The Nutcracker on December 7, 2019 at 8pm.

Dancing as the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier, Mendoza and  Gutierrez return to Los Angeles for the first time since performing the lead roles in Joffrey’s Romeo and Juliet at The Music Center. Did we mention they are also newly engaged?!

From their experiences with The Joffrey Ballet to how many pointe shoes a dancer goes through in a single Nutcracker season, watch the interview below of this dynamic duo below to find out!

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