A ‘Nutcracker’ Star Leaps Into the Limelight


A Moorestown, N.J., student lands a starring role in Pennsylvania Ballet's "Nutcracker."

Jane Cohen, 10, of Moores­town, N.J., has landed the role of Marie in this year’s Pennsylvania Ballet Company production of "The Nutcracker," which starts performances at the Academy of Music on Dec. 7.

This is Jane’s third year with the production. In previous runs she played the bunny and an angel. The fifth-grader at George C. Baker Elementary School in Moores­town is also in her first year at the School of the Pennsylvania Ballet Company.

Dancing since the age of 3, the daughter of Greg and Lisa Cohen has reportedly expressed interest in a future career as an astrophysicist.



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