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Ready for the show

Dancers with Winchester Christian Ballet gathered at Leeds Center for the Arts Thursday evening to practice for their annual winter performance this weekend.

The show — titled “Christmas Joy and Nutcracker Excerpts” — features dancers of various ages from the school performing routines set to contemporary Christian Christmas music in addition to pieces from Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet.

Performances will be 6 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Leeds. Tickets are $3 per person, with free admission for children 10 and younger. They can be purchased at leedscenter.org. For more information about Winchester Christian Ballet, visit winchesterchristianballet.com.