Sisters from three Dalton families dance in ‘The Nutcracker’
Sisters from three Dalton families danced in “The Nutcracker” through Ballet Wooster. From left, Elliana Combs, Phoenix Ryder, Annabelle Combs, Dayla Ryder, Gretta Smith, Josie Smith, and Janie Smith. For some of the girls, this was their first experience performing in “The Nutcracker” and for the others this was their second and third time performing in the traditional holiday ballet. Elliana Combs and Phoenix Ryder, preschoolers, were Sheep. Annabelle Combs and Dayla Ryder, third graders at Dalton Elementary, were Soldiers. Gretta Smith, fourth grader at Dalton Elementary, was a Party Girl. Josie Smith and Janie Smith, twins, first graders at Dalton Elementary, were Mice.