Ballet North Texas presents

My First Classic - The Nutcracker

Step into Enchantment with My First Classic: "The Nutcracker" Ballet!

Moody Performance Hall

Nov 9
2:00 pm
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Saturday, November 9, 2:00 pm

Prepare to be swept away into a world of wonder and magic with Ballet North Texas’s My First Classic: “The Nutcracker.” This isn’t just a performance—it’s a fully immersive journey that brings the enchanting tale of “The Nutcracker” to life in a way that will captivate and engage audiences of all ages.

An Immersive Adventure

As you step into the Moody Performance Hall on November 9, you’ll be greeted by an atmosphere of excitement and anticipation. Led by the talented Cindy Michaels, Assistant Artistic Director of BNT, this unique program seamlessly blends professional ballet with interactive storytelling. Imagine the delight as Clara’s brave nutcracker leads her through a whimsical world filled with twinkling snowflakes, dancing sugarplum fairies, and a host of unforgettable characters.

Interactive Storytelling

From the moment the curtain rises, you’ll be drawn into the narrative. Narration weaves through the performance, providing context and enriching the story for young and old alike. Interactive lessons and dance demonstrations punctuate the ballet, offering a glimpse into the discipline and artistry behind each graceful movement. It’s a rare opportunity to see how the magic happens on stage and to learn about the elements that make ballet such a timeless art form.

Meet the Dancers

The experience doesn’t end with the final bow. After the performance, audience members are invited to stay for a lively Q&A session where they can ask questions and learn more about the dancers’ experiences and the production itself. And as a special treat, you’ll have the chance to meet the dancers in full costume and stage makeup, creating a truly memorable experience that will leave a lasting impression.

Inclusive and Engaging

Designed as part of our Sensory Friendly Series, this performance ensures that everyone can enjoy the beauty and spirit of ballet. With tickets priced between $10 and $25, we’ve made sure that this enchanting experience is accessible to all. The performance lasts about an hour, making it the perfect introduction to ballet for young audiences and a delightful outing for the whole family.

Join Us

Come and discover the magic of “The Nutcracker” with Ballet North Texas’s My First Classic series. Whether you’re a longtime ballet enthusiast or experiencing it for the first time, this immersive and interactive performance promises to delight and inspire. Secure your tickets today and step into a world where the beauty of ballet meets the joy of storytelling.

Duration: Approximately 1 hour, including post-performance activities