It's that time of year...holiday parties, Christmas music and decorations and North Carolina Dance Theatre's Nutcracker.
Many families, including mine, make it a holiday tradition and it never disappoints.
The show runs through Dec. 23rd.
Happy Holidays everyone!
Anna Gerberich and other dancers practice their steps
With many performances, multiple dancers are trained for the lead roles
A quick smile from Sugar Plum Fairy Anna Gerberich
Phoebe Klett as Clara
Talented young dancers
Clara celebrates with friends
Mark Diamond's Drosselmeyer with Clara
Drosselmeyer and Clara
The Mouse King is ready to rumble
The mice aren't nice
Let it snow
Jamie Dee is the Snow Queen
The Snow King and Queen
Anna Gerberich as the Sugar Plum Fairy
Gregory Taylor and Sofia Arencibia
Patricia Keleher in Tiramisu
Patricia Keleher leads the way
A colorful Emily Ramirez
Pete Walker and Melissa Anduiza
Anduiza and Walker
Melissa Anduiza soars
A graceful Sarah Hayes Watson in the Waltz of the Flowers
The Waltz of the Flowers
Addul Manzano and Anna Gerberich
Taking a bow