“Ten years ago, my four-year old daughter and I were extremely excited about a pending trip downtown to enjoy Houston Ballet’s rendition of our perennial favorite, The Nutcracker. Our family had only been living in Houston for about six months, but one of the first things we did was to enroll our baby girl in ballet classes at Margo Marshall studios. We had known since she first donned a tutu, at eighteen months, that ballet was her thing. Our pretty princess twirled and tiptoed in her sleep.” continue reading