Hueytown Middle seventh grader DeMya Myrick is Nutcracker's Claire
Birmingham's Project Hopewell Inc., is sponsoring two performances of "The Chocolate Nutcracker," in a special national tour for 2012. There are two performances, one daytime and one evening and local dancers audition for a chance to perform with the national troupe. DeMya is dancing the daytime performance. An ASFA ballerina is dancing the evening performance.
JefCoEd ballerina DeMya Myrick, a seventh grader Hueytown Middle Schooler is dancing the magical and principal role of Claire who gets a chocolate nutcracker from her favorite Aunt Pearl. DeMya has been dancing since she was two years of age. Her grandmother is Annie Pittman, a retiree of JefCoEd and her Mother is Cicely Myrick. Ava Wise is the executive of the board of directors for Project Hopewell Inc.