Texas Ballet Theater Brings Special Performance of The Nutcracker to Patients at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

December 27, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
Texas Ballet Theater brought characters from this year’s production of The Nutcracker to perform pieces of the ballet for patients at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Wednesday. During the fourth annual visit, cast members signed autographs and took photos with the patients.

Founded in 1961, Texas Ballet Theater is the premier resident professional Ballet Company of North Texas. Under the direction of artistic director Ben Stevenson, O.B.E., the ballet brings unprecedented talent, beauty and artistic expression to the stages of Fort Worth's Bass Performance Hall, Dallas' Music Hall at Fair Park and the historic Majestic Theatre in downtown Dallas. Texas Ballet Theater will become the resident ballet company for the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts when it opens in 2009. For more information, go visit www.texasballettheater.org.

About Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children:
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is one of the nation's leading pediatric centers for the treatment of orthopedic conditions, certain related neurological disorders and learning disorders, such as dyslexia. There is no charge to patient families for treatment at the hospital, and admission is open to Texas children from birth to 18 years of age. For more information, to volunteer or to make a donation, please call (214) 559-5000 or (800) 421-1121 or visit www.tsrhc.org.