The Moscow Ballet, an internationally touring ballet company, is staging the classic Great Russian Nutcracker at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 3 at the F. M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre. The event gives local dancers the unique opportunity to appear on stage with professional dancers in a world class production. The participation of the local dancers is made possible through a partnership between the Moscow Ballet, the Harris Conservatory for the Arts and the F. M. Kirby Center. Dancers from Carbon, Monroe, Schuylkill, Lackawanna, Luzerne and Wyoming counties took part in the auditions conducted by prima ballerina, Svetlana Todinova. For more information visit the Kirby's website at kirbycenter.org or call 826-1100. Dancers, from left, first row, are Emily Hefner, Claudia Fisch, Brianna Grow, Lauren Martin, Jillian DelBalso, Grace Nicolai, Christa Berrini, Angelina Opachko, Morgan Hermanofski, Megan Dennis, Mia DePasquale, Bella Buckland and Elizabeth DeMarco. Second row: Janice Lisman, Michala Dennis, Emalee Woychio, Taylor Grochowski, Abigail Zellner, Megan Tomsak, Zoe Montagna, Samy Schwartz, Rebecca Frey and Avery McNulty. Third row: Marisa Jason, Sophie Burke, Emma Davies, Meghan Keiser, Lillian Brown, Alexis Wychock, Kaylee Serbin, Samantha Gialanella, Sy'raia Maney, Faith Moyer, Kayleigh Gavlick and Caitlyn Berrini. Fourth row: Gabrielle Grzymski, Jordan Wilson, Nikki Giordano, Kailey Davies, Jessica Dymond, Paula Perez, Brianna Stilp, Emily Grow, Sydney Williams, Mary Grow, Madison Woods, Sydney Swales and Gabrielle Snyder. Fifth row: Caeleigh Griffiths, Kalley Kovaleski, Nicole Birosak, Keely Matthews, Rachel Magnotta, Alexis Schutz, Anna Giacometti, Anna James, Peyton McNulty, Olivia Bellanco, Katie Greene, Dominique DelPriore, Emily Makaravage and Alyssa Dragon.