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Ronan Braun as the Nutcracker and Ashlee Martin as Clara, last weekend at the last rehearsal for East Mountain Dance’s annual production of the Nutcracker ballet at the Performing Arts Center at Moriarty High School. According to dance studio owner Emily Trumper-Marquez, about 50 dancers and another 10 people, including choreographers, office help, set designers, costumers and her husband Tony Marquez helped make the production a reality. Photo by Leota Harriman.