Ayana Kanda as Clara in Northern Ballet’s The Nutcracker, Snowflakes. Photo Bill Cooper.

Ayana Kanda as Clara in Northern Ballet’s The Nutcracker, Snowflakes. Photo Bill Cooper.

Too Cute! From our production of Ugly Duckling… Ben Mitchell, Ayana Kanda and Teresa Saavedra-Bordes as the Ducklings and Isabella Gasparini as ‘Ugly’. Photo Martin Bell. (via Ugly Duckling Photos | Northern Ballet)

Too Cute! From our production of Ugly Duckling… Ben Mitchell, Ayana Kanda and Teresa Saavedra-Bordes as the Ducklings and Isabella Gasparini as ‘Ugly’. Photo Martin Bell. (via Ugly Duckling Photos | Northern Ballet)