Ballet dancer with local ties is Broadway bound 

Published 12:32 pm Wednesday, November 23, 2022

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Riley Brookshire, daughter of Richard and Rachelle Brookshire of New York City has been cast in this year’s production of The Nutcracker at Lincoln Center. 


Riley, who is studying at the Standard American Ballet (SAB), is very excited about this opportunity. She is the great-granddaughter of the late Mary and “Babe” Brock of Tryon, the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard G. (Ann Brock) Brookshire of New Canaan, CT, and her great aunt is Julie Brock of Landrum.

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Riley’s family is very proud of her. As they say….break a leg!!!


Submitted by Julie Brock