Youth dancers from Derry will join other young performers representing communities all over southern New Hampshire and Massachusetts for New England Dance Ensemble's upcoming holiday performances of "The Nutcracker."
The performances are Saturday, Nov., 30, 4 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 1, 4 p.m., at the Seifert Performing Arts Center in Salem.
Rehearsals are underway at the ensemble's home base at Londonderry Dance Academy.
In "The Nutcracker," 100 dancers will be joined by guest artists from American Ballet Theatre and Pennsylvania Ballet and accompanied by the New Hampshire Philharmonic Orchestra.
Tickets are available online at nede.org or by calling 1-800-595-4TIX.