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Lake Middle School seventh grader Gretta Nathe will portray the role of Clara in Ballet Minnesota’s production of “The Nutcracker” during the afternoon performance on Dec. 21. During the other performances, she will perform as a Porcelain Doll and a Reed Flute. (Submitted photo)

Becoming Clara

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Lake Middle School seventh grader Gretta Nathe has been dancing with Classical Ballet Academy for the past six years and her dream has always been the same – to one day play Clara.


Nathe’s dream will be coming true later this month when she portrays the iconic character in Ballet Minnesota’s annual production of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” at the O’Shaughnessy theater, running Dec. 20-22 at St. Catherine University.

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Amber Kispert-Smith
Amber Kispert-Smith has been the schools and Afton reporter at the Woodbury Bulletin since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked as a reporter for Press Publications in White Bear Lake.
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