VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- The Ballet Virginia International company is kicking off their 10th anniversary with a performance at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts!

Alongside the region's finest classically trained dancers are five professional guest artists and a live orchestra from Symphonicity.

Mayor Will Sessoms is expected to attend the Saturday matinee with other well-known community members.

Ballet Virginia International will perform "The Nutcracker" on Friday, Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

They will also perform on Sunday, Dec. 17 at 2 p.m.

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