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This past year saw major improvements and upgrades in many local arts groups across the state. Not only did Hale Centre Theatre completely relocate to accommodate a bigger audience, but Ballet West made a $3 million investment to upgrade its popular production of "The Nutcracker" to meet modern times.
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