Anchorage kids perform in Eugene Ballet's 'Nutcracker'

Make time for joy!

By Cassie Schirm, KTVA

Starting the day after Thanksgiving this week in Anchorage, a performance of "The Nutcracker" featuring local talent offers a sweet treat to start the Christmas season.

This weekend the Eugene Ballet is visiting from Oregon to perform the holiday classic, with the help of more than 100 local dancers -- including some who aspire to be professionals one day.

KTVA got a behind-the-scenes look at "The Nutcracker" and saw how the dancers are working on bringing the show to life.

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