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Lightwire Theater

Lightwire Theater
A Very Electric Christmas |
Friday, Dec. 11, 7:30 pm

In A Very Electric Christmas, follow the story of a young bird named Max and his family as they head south for the winter. When Max gets blown off course during a snowstorm and tries to make his way home, his adventure begins. This creative storyline features Nutcracker soldiers, caroling worms, dancing poinsettias, mischievous mice and an evil Rat King with epic battle scene. This captivating and magical tale of adventure, friendship and love is a wonderful opportunity to bring families together and start a new holiday tradition. Audiences of all ages will enjoy the timeless Christmas classics including songs from some of today's most popular artists. www.lightwiretheater.com This is a Doudna Fine Arts Center New + Emerging Artists Series presentation

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Russian National Ballet
Theatre Swan Lake

Russian National Ballet Theatre
Swan Lake |
Monday, Jan. 18, 7:30 pm

The Russian National Ballet Theatre was founded in Moscow during the transitional period of Perestroika in the late 1980s, when many dancers were exercising their new-found creative freedom by starting vibrant companies dedicated not only to the timeless tradition of classical Russian Ballet but to invigorate this tradition as they began to accept new developments in dance. Today, the Russian National Ballet Theatre is its own institution, with over 50 dancers of singular instruction and vast experience.

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Dance

Over the course of the year, Doudna Fine Arts Center welcomes some of the very finest regional dance companies to grace its stages with their inspiring, elegant performances.

Our state-of-the-art facilities ensure the finest experience for both the performers and the audience. Make plans to attend and see for yourself; the schedule is listed on this page!