Alexandra Cunningham, 10 months after surgery to rebuild her left knee’s anterior cruciate ligament, prepares to return as Daisy in the Sacramento Ballet’s production of “The Great Gatsby.” “I want to be able to relax and just focus on being Daisy,” she said. Below right, she rehearses with Stefan Calka, who will also reprise his role as Jay Gatsby.
Alexandra Cunningham, 10 months after surgery to rebuild her left knee’s anterior cruciate ligament, prepares to return as Daisy in the Sacramento Ballet’s production of “The Great Gatsby.” “I want to be able to relax and just focus on being Daisy,” she said. Below right, she rehearses with Stefan Calka, who will also reprise his role as Jay Gatsby. Manny Crisostomo mcrisostomo@sacbee.com
Alexandra Cunningham, 10 months after surgery to rebuild her left knee’s anterior cruciate ligament, prepares to return as Daisy in the Sacramento Ballet’s production of “The Great Gatsby.” “I want to be able to relax and just focus on being Daisy,” she said. Below right, she rehearses with Stefan Calka, who will also reprise his role as Jay Gatsby. Manny Crisostomo mcrisostomo@sacbee.com

Ballerina at the pointe of return

October 22, 2014 09:00 AM

UPDATED October 24, 2014 09:35 AM

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