Las Vegas Sun - Photograph : ‘The Nutcracker’ Rehearsal at Smith Center

November 19, 2017

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Toy solder Sydney Carrigan, 12, and mouse Jahisha Williams, 16, wait backstage during rehearsal for Nevada Ballet Theater’s “The Nutcracker” at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. The annual performance opens Saturday and runs through Dec. 22.

Steve Marcus

Toy solder Sydney Carrigan, 12, and mouse Jahisha Williams, 16, wait backstage during rehearsal for Nevada Ballet Theater’s “The Nutcracker” at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. The annual performance opens Saturday and runs through Dec. 22.