Behind the scenes with SF Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’

Photos from backstage and a run-through performance of the San Francisco Ballet’s production of “Nutcracker” during a dress rehearsal before opening night Saturday, December 10, 2016. Photos by Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner.

A soloist performs during a dress rehearsal for San Francisco Ballet's "Nutcracker" at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, Calif. Saturday, December 10, 2016. (Jessica Christian)

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A soloist performs during a dress rehearsal for San Francisco Ballet's "Nutcracker" at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, Calif. Saturday, December 10, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

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