Megan Van Ostrand, a sophomore at White Bear Lake Area High School – North Campus, landed the lead role as the Sugar Plum Fairy in the 29th Annual Stillwater Nutcracker. She has been dancing with the St. Croix Ballet for 12 years and is dancing in her 11th Nutcracker. The Cavalier is Will Kratz, also with St. Croix Ballet.
The ballet company performs six shows Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 29 to Dec. 1, at Stillwater Area High School. Van Ostrand will perform the lead role in three performances. The family friendly production is a holiday tradition. For tickets, go to stcroixballet.com.