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Elyse Tapper Cardon

Elyse Tapper Cardon '90 is making her mark on the local fine arts scene, as chairwoman of the Richmond Ballet Hampton Roads Advisory Council and a dance repetiteur for the Norfolk cast of The Nutcracker.

Ms. Cardon began her dance career with Richmond Ballet, The State Ballet of Virginia, in the early 1990s. She later opened one of the first Pilates studios in this region and a photography business. 

The Nutcracker will be performed at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk from December 6-8.

Ms. Cardon recently did an interview with Tidewater Women, talking about ballet, her career, and The Nutcracker.  

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Elyse Tapper Cardon '90 is chairwoman of the Richmond Ballet Hampton Roads Advisory Council.

Elyse Tapper Cardon '90 is chairwoman of the Richmond Ballet Hampton Roads Advisory Council, and a dance repetiteur for the Norfolk cast of The Nutcracker. (Photo courtesy Tidewater Women)