Ballet North Texas presents
The Nutcracker | Dec. 15 – 24, 2023 | Moody Performance Hall
Ballet North Texas captures the enchantment of the holiday season with their annual presentation of the beloved classic, The Nutcracker.
Dec. 16 – 2:00pm (Sensory Friendly)
Dec. 23 – 2:00pm (Sensory Friendly)
No festive celebration is complete without a visit to the theater to witness the magic unfold! This captivating production, adored by audiences of every generation, weaves a tale of wonder and joy. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking sets, featuring a magnificent towering Christmas tree, sparkling snowflakes, graceful waltzing flowers, and a captivating cast of characters, including the ethereal Sugar Plum Fairy and her enchanting castle.
At Ballet North Texas, our mission remains steadfast in inspiring, educating, and entertaining diverse audiences while fostering deeper connections within communities. Our rendition of The Nutcracker is a delightful experience suitable for all ages, and often showcases the talent of numerous local dance students. Through performances like The Nutcracker, we aim to provide aspiring young dancers with an inspiring opportunity to grace the stage, while introducing countless children to their very first enchanting ballet experience.
Choreography and Concept: Nicolina Lawson | Music: Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky
The Nutcracker: Sensory Friendly Performances – An Inclusive Sensory-Friendly Experience are thoughtfully designed to create an environment that is accepting and supportive, while also incorporating adjustments to accommodate diverse needs. These performances encourage patrons to freely engage with the show in their own unique way, free from judgment, and are welcome to sing or dance if they choose. Various modifications are implemented to ensure a comfortable atmosphere, including the removal of strobe lights and sudden loud noises, relaxed house rules, reduced sound levels, and the exclusion of startling special effects. Sensory-Friendly Performances warmly embrace families with young children, individuals experiencing their first live performance, and those with sensory sensitivities, providing an inclusive space for everyone to enjoy.