Ballet Photography: North Carolina Dance Theatre's Nutcracker


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

Anna Gerberich and other dancers practice their steps

With many performances, multiple dancers are trained for the lead roles

With many performances, multiple dancers are trained for the lead roles

A quick smile from Sugar Plum fairy Anna Gerberich

A quick smile from Sugar Plum Fairy Anna Gerberich

Phoebe Klett as Clara

Phoebe Klett as Clara

Talented young dancers

Talented young dancers

Clara celebrates with friends

Clara celebrates with friends

Mark Diamond's Drosselmeyer with Clara

Mark Diamond's Drosselmeyer with Clara

Drosselmeyer and Clara

Drosselmeyer and Clara

The Mouse King is ready to rumble

The Mouse King is ready to rumble

Mice

The mice aren't nice

Let it snow

Let it snow

Leap

Leap

Jamie Dee is the Snow Queen

Jamie Dee is the Snow Queen

The Snow King and Queen

The Snow King and Queen

Angels

Angels

Anna Gerberich as the Sugar Plum Fairy

Anna Gerberich as the Sugar Plum Fairy

Gregory Taylor and Sofia Arencibia

Gregory Taylor and Sofia Arencibia

Patricia Keleher in Tiramisu

Patricia Keleher in Tiramisu

Patricia Keleher leads the way

Patricia Keleher leads the way

A colorful Emily Ramirez

A colorful Emily Ramirez

Emily Ramirez

Emily Ramirez

Pete Walker and Melissa Anduiza

Pete Walker and Melissa Anduiza

Anduiza and Walker

Anduiza and Walker

Melissa Anduiza soars

Melissa Anduiza soars

Jordan Leeper

Jordan Leeper

A graceful Sarah Hayes Watson in the Waltz of the Flowers

A graceful Sarah Hayes Watson in the Waltz of the Flowers

The Waltz of the Flowers

The Waltz of the Flowers

Addul Manzano and Anna Gerberich

Addul Manzano and Anna Gerberich

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Taking a bow

Taking a bow