Nov
22
Fri
2019 Nutcracker @ Mattie Kelly Arts Center
Nov 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
2019 Nutcracker @ Mattie Kelly Arts Center

Just in time for the holidays, NFB presents the 40th annual production of The Nutcracker at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center on Fri. and Sat., Nov. 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 24 at 2:30 p.m. A VIP & NFB Academie Alumni party will be held immediately following the performance on Sat., Nov. 22. NFB’s The Nutcracker is the only full-length version of the production in the area and features a cast of more than 140 performers including international guest artists and more than 100 local children. The NFB Symphony Orchestra, led by Music Director and conductor David Ott, will once again provide musical accompaniment for all public performances. Box office priced tickets for The Nutcracker are $40 for adults and $20 for children 12 and under.

Signature season co-sponsors include Silver Sands Premium Outlets, AJ’s, ResortQuest, VIE Magazine, Emerald Coast Magazine and VIP Destin Magazine. Performance co-sponsors for the season include Fort Walton Beach Medical Center and Vanguard Charitable. NFB is sponsored in part by the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.

Nov
23
Sat
2019 Nutcracker @ Mattie Kelly Arts Center
Nov 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
2019 Nutcracker @ Mattie Kelly Arts Center

Just in time for the holidays, NFB presents the 40th annual production of The Nutcracker at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center on Fri. and Sat., Nov. 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 24 at 2:30 p.m. A VIP & NFB Academie Alumni party will be held immediately following the performance on Sat., Nov. 22. NFB’s The Nutcracker is the only full-length version of the production in the area and features a cast of more than 140 performers including international guest artists and more than 100 local children. The NFB Symphony Orchestra, led by Music Director and conductor David Ott, will once again provide musical accompaniment for all public performances. Box office priced tickets for The Nutcracker are $40 for adults and $20 for children 12 and under.

Signature season co-sponsors include Silver Sands Premium Outlets, AJ’s, ResortQuest, VIE Magazine, Emerald Coast Magazine and VIP Destin Magazine. Performance co-sponsors for the season include Fort Walton Beach Medical Center and Vanguard Charitable. NFB is sponsored in part by the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.

Nov
24
Sun
2019 Nutcracker @ Mattie Kelly Arts Center
Nov 24 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2019 Nutcracker @ Mattie Kelly Arts Center

Just in time for the holidays, NFB presents the 40th annual production of The Nutcracker at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center on Fri. and Sat., Nov. 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 24 at 2:30 p.m. A VIP & NFB Academie Alumni party will be held immediately following the performance on Sat., Nov. 22. NFB’s The Nutcracker is the only full-length version of the production in the area and features a cast of more than 140 performers including international guest artists and more than 100 local children. The NFB Symphony Orchestra, led by Music Director and conductor David Ott, will once again provide musical accompaniment for all public performances. Box office priced tickets for The Nutcracker are $40 for adults and $20 for children 12 and under.

Signature season co-sponsors include Silver Sands Premium Outlets, AJ’s, ResortQuest, VIE Magazine, Emerald Coast Magazine and VIP Destin Magazine. Performance co-sponsors for the season include Fort Walton Beach Medical Center and Vanguard Charitable. NFB is sponsored in part by the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.

Feb
28
Fri
2020 Cinderella @ Mattie Kelly Arts Center
Feb 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
2020 Cinderella @ Mattie Kelly Arts Center

NFB will return to the Mattie Kelly Arts Center again in the spring with the classic fairytale, Cinderella on Fri., Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Sun., March 1 at 2:30 p.m. with live music by the NFB Symphony Orchestra. Featuring the acclaimed choreography of NFB Artistic Director Todd Eric Allen and the beautiful music of Serge Prokofiev, this timeless classic is presented in three acts and brings to life a cavalcade of enchanting characters, brilliant dancing, vibrant costumes and a magical set sure to hold you under its spell.

A VIP & NFB Company Alumni party will be held immediately following the Fri., Feb. 28 performance. The commemorative fiftieth-anniversary gala will take place on Sat., Feb. 28. Additional details and ticket sales information for this exclusive, black-tie gala event will be released later this summer.

Signature season co-sponsors include Silver Sands Premium Outlets, AJ’s, ResortQuest, VIE Magazine, Emerald Coast Magazine and VIP Destin Magazine. Performance co-sponsors for the season include Fort Walton Beach Medical Center and Vanguard Charitable. NFB is sponsored in part by the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.

Feb
29
Sat
2020 Cinderella Masquerade Gala @ Mattie Kelly Arts Center
Feb 29 @ 4:30 pm

Join NFB as we celebrate 50 incredible years with our Cinderella Masquerade Gala on Sat., Feb. 29. This enchanting black-tie celebration at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center includes a cocktail reception, performance with the NFB Symphony Orchestra of Cinderella’s Act II and concludes with dinner on the main stage. Proceeds from the event will benefit the NFB Academie Academic Classroom Capital Campaign. For information on the event or to purchase tickets, please email Gala@NFBallet.org.

Mar
1
Sun
2020 Cinderella @ Mattie Kelly Arts Center
Mar 1 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2020 Cinderella @ Mattie Kelly Arts Center

NFB will return to the Mattie Kelly Arts Center again in the spring with the classic fairytale, Cinderella on Fri., Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Sun., March 1 at 2:30 p.m. with live music by the NFB Symphony Orchestra. Featuring the acclaimed choreography of NFB Artistic Director Todd Eric Allen and the beautiful music of Serge Prokofiev, this timeless classic is presented in three acts and brings to life a cavalcade of enchanting characters, brilliant dancing, vibrant costumes and a magical set sure to hold you under its spell.

A VIP & NFB Company Alumni party will be held immediately following the Fri., Feb. 28 performance. The commemorative fiftieth-anniversary gala will take place on Sat., Feb. 28. Additional details and ticket sales information for this exclusive, black-tie gala event will be released later this summer.

Signature season co-sponsors include Silver Sands Premium Outlets, AJ’s, ResortQuest, VIE Magazine, Emerald Coast Magazine and VIP Destin Magazine. Performance co-sponsors for the season include Fort Walton Beach Medical Center and Vanguard Charitable. NFB is sponsored in part by the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.

May
23
Sat
Company Trainee Auditions @ Zoom
May 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Auditions for the 2020-2021 Trainee program will take place on May 23, 2020, via Zoom by reservation only. Auditions for the Trainee program will be held from 9:00 am-10:30 am. NFB’s Trainee program is designed for students in the 6th grade and up with at least three years of training. For additional information on the NFB audition process and program, CLICK HERE.

Pre-Professional & Company Auditions @ Zoom
May 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Auditions for the 2020-2021 Company program will take place on May 23, 2020, via Zoom by reservation only. Auditions for the Company and Pre-Professional Program will take place from 11:00 am-12:30 pm.

Company auditions are open to students entering the 8thgrade and up with at least six years of formal training. Additionally, female dancers must have two years on pointe to audition for the NFB Company. For additional information on the NFB Company audition process and programs, CLICK HERE.

Students interested in the NFB Pre-Professional Program should be advanced and have had at least six years of classical ballet training. Female dancers should have at least three years of experience on pointe. For additional information on the NFB Pre-Professional Program and audition process, CLICK HERE.

Jun
1
Mon
2020 Summer Workshop – Level 2 @ Online
Jun 1 – Jun 12 all-day

We are excited to announce that our annual NFB Summer Workshops will be held online this year! We have a fantastic line up of guest teachers, plus NFB faculty, to provide exceptional virtual dance training via Zoom.  We will be offering virtual workshops for three different age groups this summer. Visit the Summer Workshop for details and to register.

2020 Summer Workshop – Level 3 @ Online
Jun 1 – Jun 26 all-day

We are excited to announce that our annual NFB Summer Workshops will be held online this year! We have a fantastic line up of guest teachers, plus NFB faculty, to provide exceptional virtual dance training via Zoom.  We will be offering virtual workshops for three different age groups this summer. Visit the Summer Workshop for details and to register.