The Nutcracker performed by dancing Kiva robots

The folks at Kiva Systems pointed us to this little video they put together for the holiday season. Watch the 24 Kiva warehouse-automation bots dance to the tune of "March" from Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker."

The robotic ballet, choreographed by Kiva's Ryan Gariepy and Rob Stevens, took place at the company's headquarters in Woburn, Mass. "We didn't really choreograph it," Stevens told us, "it was more free-form dance!"

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