As the time to leave draws near, the Sugar Plum Fairy leads her guests to a magic sleigh. The Prince and Princess wave goodbye and are flown to where the moon meets the sun.
Daybreak awaits and Marie will soon wake. It is Christmas day.
Miami City Ballet Dancers in George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™, choreography by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust.
Photos © Alexandre Dufaur and Kyle Froman.