You read about Woodrow Wilson High School dance teacher Lisa King in this month’s magazine, and now you can watch her students in action.
King’s students are performing in “Nutcracker: Short ’N’ Suite” tonight and tomorrow tonight, Dec. 8 and 9, at 7 p.m. in the Woodrow Wilson High School auditorium, 100 S. Glasgow. Tickets range from $6-$10 and can be purchased in advance at woodrowwildcats.org or at the door.
For the December magazine, King told us about the history of the dance program at Woodrow — a program Woodrow principal Kyle Richardson says she single-handedly built after moving to Woodrow from Alex W. Spence Middle School in 2009.
“When I first came to Woodrow, I didn’t have anything,” King told us, remembering the years when her students danced in a gym, an old auto mechanic shop, portables, and sometimes the school cafeteria.
Since then her company has grown from one of the largest in Dallas ISD, and a $14 million school expansion package in 2013 provided her with a new, beautiful dance studio.
Read the rest of the story, and then plan to watch her students dance their shortened version of the “Nutcracker” this week.
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