Nutcracker Ballet - Midland (TX)

NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet
Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center
Friday, December 30, 2022 - 7:00 pm

Experience NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet 2022 in Midland, TX

This Christmas, bring the whole family back to a simpler time with NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet! The acclaimed holiday tradition is LIVE in theaters for the 30th Anniversary tour. Gather friends and family to re-live your fondest childhood dreams, overflowing with larger-than-life puppets, breath-taking acrobatics and dazzling costumes. Experience the exquisite artistry of the international cast, featuring stars of Ukraine ballet, performing at the highest level of classical technique. Share in the message of Peace and Harmony at Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center in Midland!

The Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center In Midland

Welcome to the home of NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet in Midland: Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center! Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center is the cornerstone of a much broader effort by the communities of Midland, Odessa, and the University of Texas Permian Basin to develop a nationally renowned program of cultural events and provide a world-class venue for performing arts organizations. Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center continues to promote the development of the performing arts on campus and for all levels and ages among the communities of the region. It is named after the major donor families – Lissa Noël Wagner. The Board’s vision was to attract people of all levels of income, ages, and artistic taste to this new venue and continues to strive for this diversity each season. The over 150 scheduled shows a year include country singers, rock bands, symphony orchestras, Broadway shows, ballet performances, children's programs, Christian artists, and comedians.

Midland Partner Ballet Studio: Dance Expressions by Debra

Nutcracker wouldn’t be Nutcracker without the local Children’s cast! Dancing along side the full international professional cast are local Midland children from Dance Expressions by Debra. Dance Expressions by Debra invites the Midland-Odessa community to “dance to express”! The studio offers classes in Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Jazz, Hip Hop and Tap. Debra Hendricks's passion for dance began when she took her first dance class at the age of three and she hasn't stopped dancing since. Debra went to Texas State University to continue training in dance and acting. She trained in modern, ballet, jazz, improvisation, and choreography.  She became a member of Orchesis Dance Company for 3 yrs where she trained and performed in many styles of dance. Her performance credits include the Julliard Concert at Texas State, as well as performances in the Dancer's in Flight concerts, Open Door Dance Theatre, Choreographer’s Showcase. Her choreography credits include the modern dance pieces Make a Difference, which was performed at the 2008 Choreographer's Showcase at Texas State, and Dance With You and Chrysalis Perspective. Debra has always given 100% in everything that she does and her goal as a dance teacher is to accommodate to each student’s needs, to challenge every student, to demonstrate correct dance technique, and to be caring and positive.