STONY BROOK - The Seiskaya Ballet performed the world-renowned "Nutcracker" for the 19th year in Stony Brook.

With more than 100 dancers in the cast, the fully-costumed and well-rehearsed players are ready to delight audiences.

Anna Craddock is a principal dancer. She has been with the company since she was 6 years old and worked her way up to the roll of "Sugar Plum."

Performances of the Seiskya Ballet began on Friday, Dec. 18 and ran through Dec. 21 at the Staller Center.