The New Deal Nut at the Greenbelt Community Center, Dec 14 & 15

The New Deal Nut at the Greenbelt Community Center, Dec 14 & 15

The New Deal Nut: A Greenbelt Nutcracker

Saturday, December 14, 2019, 3:00pm
Sunday, December 15, 2019, 11:00am and 3:00pm

Location: Greenbelt Community Center Gymnasium 15 Crescent Rd.

Greenbelt Dance Studio, a program of Greenbelt Recreation, presents an original production inspired by holiday favorite, The Nutcracker. Set in Greenbelt past and present, The New Deal Nut: A Greenbelt Nutcracker features a range of dance styles including ballet, jazz, tap, and contemporary, performed by a talented cast of dancers from elementary through high school.

Tickets: $5: To order tickets, call or visit the Community Center business office (301-397-2208) Monday-Friday, 9:00am to 4:30pm.

Temple at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Dec 13

Temple at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Dec 13

NextLOOK: Chitra Subramanian
Temple

Friday, December 13, 2019 . 7PM

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

Temple shines the spotlight on the fraying of public life and the growing reality that people participate in institutions less and less. Through the language of Indian Dance and Hip-Hop culture, Chitra Subramanian will explore the experiences and stories of her South Asian immigrant journey. She will also showcase the limitless ways in which Hip-Hop continues to transform, inspire and unleash untapped talent and power.

In partnership with Joe’s Movement Emporium, NextLOOK supports the development of new music, plays, dance and other experiences by regionally-based performing artists. These artists are mentored by seasoned arts administrators from The Clarice and Joe’s Movement Emporium to construct innovative methods of deepening the audience’s involvement in their creative process. By removing logistical barriers of cost and space, and providing a sounding board for artists creating new work, NextLOOK invests in the regional arts ecology and creates an accessible, exploratory environment that connects intriguing artists with adventurous audiences.

Tickets start at $5, pay what you wish. Click here.

Upspring Studio’s Nutterween at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Dec 8

Upspring Studio’s Nutterween at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Dec 8

Upspring Studio’s Nutterween!

Sunday, December 8th at 6 pm

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

In this (slightly) deranged (new) annual aerial tradition, UpSpring explores what would happen if the Nutcracker took place on Halloween. Zombies, snow ghosts, and sea monsters dance and dangle from the ceiling. Does it make any sense? No! And that’s why we love it!

Tickets: $10 (limited early); $17 advance, $20 door, $15 senior/student. Click here.

The National Ballet Company presents The Nutcracker at the Bowie CPA, Dec 5-8

The National Ballet Company presents The Nutcracker at the Bowie CPA, Dec 5-8

The Nutcracker

Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 10:30am
Friday, December 6, 2019 at 10:30am
Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 7:00pm
Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 3:00pm

Location: Bowie Center for the Performing Arts.

The National Ballet, Inc., Maryland’s oldest professional ballet company continues its tradition of winter holiday performances with the holiday favorite The Nutcracker. All performances are open to the public and run from December 5-8 2019 at the Bowie Center for the Performing Arts. Weekday morning performances are geared toward arts in education with special discounts for school groups. All performances are open to the public.

Audiences of all ages will enjoy the magic wonderland of sweets in a Christmas dream of Tchaikovsky’s traditional Nutcracker. Many local children who are students of the National Ballet Institute for the Arts and others have been given the opportunity to begin realizing their dreams of dancing in a professional production as they appear as toy soldiers, candy canes, and bon-bons. The children dance along side an international cast of professional dancers from as far away as Japan and China.

Tickets: $25 to $35. Click here.

Snapshots at the Bowie CPA, Oct 26

Snapshots at the Bowie CPA, Oct 26

ArtCentric and Explicit Dance Works presents:
Snapshots, a New Dancical

Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 6:00pm.

Location: Bowie Center for the Performing Arts.

Back by Popular Demand! ArtsCentric 2019 season includes its highest selling original work, Snapshots. A story told entirely through dance follows the life of Damon, a kid obsessed with photography, and his tragic death at the hands of law enforcement. This senseless killing sparks a revolution in a community that had long forgotten the power of its own voice and rallies a change in everyone that they never knew possible. From ballet, jazz, hip hop, to step, tap and liturgical, this emotionally gripping piece has left audiences speechless. Only 1 performance, so don’t miss your chance to see it.

Tickets: $15.

For tickets click here.