Nutcracker: A holiday tradition

Royal City Youth Ballet Company puts on a big show at the Surrey Arts Centre.

Photos by Boaz Joseph / The Leader

Emily Schwartz (above, centre) leaps with the ‘Flowers’ during the Royal City Youth Ballet’s performance of The Nutcracker on Dec. 10 at the Surrey Arts Centre.

Directed by Camilla Fishwic-Kellogg this year, the company has produced the Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky-scored holiday classic since 1989.

The final performance in Surrey is today (Dec. 11) at 1 p.m. at 13750 88 Ave., before the production moves to Duncan on Dec. 16 and 17, North Vancouver on Dec. 18 and New Westminster on Dec. 19.

Below: More photos from a performance on Dec. 10 in Surrey.