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See how a $1 million donation transformed The Nutcracker

With the McColl family's gift, the largest of its kind in the Charlotte Ballet's history, a whole new world of costumes and sets were created for this year's annual production of the famous Christmas ballet, The Nutcracker. See how dancers are fitted and learn what it takes to turn tulle into tutus for the stage.
jmiller@mcclatchy.com