Northern Ballet dancer Sebastian Loe performing in the Chinese Dance from Northern Ballet’s The Nutcracker. Photo Brian Slater.

Northern Ballet dancer Sebastian Loe performing in the Chinese Dance from Northern Ballet’s The Nutcracker. Photo Brian Slater.

Northern Ballet dancers - the Flowers in The Nutcracker. Photo Bill Cooper.

Northern Ballet dancers - the Flowers in The Nutcracker. Photo Bill Cooper.

Julie Charlet as the Sugar Plum Fairy in Northern Ballet’s The Nutcracker. Photo Bill Cooper.

Julie Charlet as the Sugar Plum Fairy in Northern Ballet’s The Nutcracker. Photo Bill Cooper.