Philly fires ‘too tall’ Sugar Plum Fairy

Sara Michelle Murawski has been fired as a principal dancer at the Pennsylvania Ballet because she’s too tall.

Sara has just finished a run of Nutcracker.

Did they only just notice she’s 5’11”? Did they audition her sitting down?

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  • The Sugar Plum Fairy was about to go on and dance the Arabian Variation…? Either the journalist is confused/incompletely informed or there’s been some creative casting.

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