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Apply for Scholarship for Dance Class and to Perform in ‘The Nutcracker’

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Do you have dreams of performing in “The Nutcracker”? Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) and Southwest Ballet Theatre have entered into a unique partnership that could just make those dreams come true.

EMCC students and local high school students ages 16 and older are invited to apply to a dance class that begins on Oct. 25 and culminates in a “Nutcracker” performance with Southwest Ballet Theatre in December. Students who are accepted will receive a scholarship to pay for the one-credit course.

Visit to learn more and download the scholarship application.