Anna Kathryn Moody to dance in 'Nutcracker'

LAFAYETTE – Anna Kathryn Moody of Lafayette was recently chosen to portray the lead role of “Clara” in the upcoming production of the Lafayette Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker. She was chosen out of 160 students auditioning for the various parts in the ballet.

“This has really been a dream come true. Since the first time I was ever in The Nutcracker, I knew I would love to play the role of ‘Clara’,” said Moody.

“But I also knew it would take a lot of hard work. It was all worth it because it has been an amazing experience.”

Anna Kathryn is 13 years old, and is a seventh grader at Cathedral-Carmel School in Lafayette. Her other hobbies include cheerleading, dancing, and attending dance competitions.

She is the daughter of Dawn and Stephen Moody, and the grand-daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B.I. Moody, III of Crowley, and Sandra Ferguson and Clyde Lasseigne of Lafayette. She also has two younger brothers, Stephen Michael Moody, II and John Braxton Moody.

Anna Kathryn will be performing as “Clara” on Saturday, December 6 at 7 p.m. at the Heymann Center.

Tickets for The Nutcracker can be purchased at all Ticketmaster locations.

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