Dec
22
Sat
Lightwire Theater: A Very Electric Christmas @ Destin United Methodist Church Life Center
Dec 22 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

NFB is proud to present Lightwire Theater’s A Very Electric Christmas on December 22 at 7:30 p.m.  and December 23 at 2:30 p.m. at Destin United Methodist Church’s Life Center. Lightwire Theater, a former finalist on America’s Got Talent, will thrill audiences of all ages with this magical and captivating tale of family, friendship and hope set to timeless holiday hits including Nat King Cole, Mariah Carey and Tchaikovsky.

In this wonderful story, Santa’s helpers are putting the final touches on presents as a young bird named Max and his family head south for the winter. When Max gets blown off course during a snowstorm, he ends up alone and lost at the North Pole. As he tries to make his way home, his adventure begins when he encounters friendly caroling worms, dancing poinsettias, Nutcracker soldiers, mischievous mice and more.

Lightwire Theater rose to national prominence on the hit show America’s Got Talent, and brings to life a truly a unique, innovative and visually dazzling theatrical experience. Utilizing the talents of four cast members, they strap on costumes fitted with electroluminescent lights, turning their entire bodies into life sized puppets to bring the cast of creatures and scenery to life through movement and dance. Box office priced tickets for Lightwire Theater’s A Very Electric Christmas are $35 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under.

NFB’s 2018-2019 season is presented by the St. Joe Community Foundation. Season signature co-sponsors include: VIE Magazine, Cox Media, Emerald Coast Magazine, VIP Destin Magazine and ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals. This performance of A Very Electric Christmas is co-sponsored by Fort Walton Beach Medical Center. NFB is sponsored in part by the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.

Mar
8
Fri
New Moves @ Northwest Florida Ballet
Mar 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

New Moves will be performed onFri., March 8 at 7:30 p.m., Sat., March 9 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. as well as Sun., March 10 at 2:30 p.m.New Moves features the premiere of new and cutting edge works by guest choreographers as well as a mix of contemporary, neoclassical and classical pieces from the NFB repertoire. The four performances also include access to the juried visual arts exhibition featuring some of Northwest Florida’s most talented artists presented by Okaloosa Public Arts.

This unique studio series experience is performed in a specially designed black box theater at NFB’s downtown studios and features choreography from Todd Eric Allen, Susan Honer, Amanda Wiley and Lindsey Kelly Brewer. To learn more about the choreographers, CLICK HERE.

In addition to the incredible performing arts experience, attendees will also be treated to a stunning, juried visual arts exhibition from the area’s most talented artists showcasinga wide range of media, from traditional paint on canvas to high-resolution photography. The juried visual arts exhibition will open on Thurs., March 7 at 7:30 p.m. and is free for the public to attend.

Box office prices are $35 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. NFB’s 2018-2019 season is presented by the St. Joe Community Foundation. The season signature co-sponsor for New Movesis Emerald Coast Magazine. NFB is sponsored in part by the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.

Mar
9
Sat
New Moves @ Northwest Florida Ballet
Mar 9 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

New Moves will be performed onFri., March 8 at 7:30 p.m., Sat., March 9 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. as well as Sun., March 10 at 2:30 p.m.New Moves features the premiere of new and cutting edge works by guest choreographers as well as a mix of contemporary, neoclassical and classical pieces from the NFB repertoire. The four performances also include access to the juried visual arts exhibition featuring some of Northwest Florida’s most talented artists presented by Okaloosa Public Arts.

This unique studio series experience is performed in a specially designed black box theater at NFB’s downtown studios and features choreography from Todd Eric Allen, Susan Honer, Amanda Wiley and Lindsey Kelly Brewer. To learn more about the choreographers, CLICK HERE.

In addition to the incredible performing arts experience, attendees will also be treated to a stunning, juried visual arts exhibition from the area’s most talented artists showcasinga wide range of media, from traditional paint on canvas to high-resolution photography. The juried visual arts exhibition will open on Thurs., March 7 at 7:30 p.m. and is free for the public to attend.

Box office prices are $35 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. NFB’s 2018-2019 season is presented by the St. Joe Community Foundation. The season signature co-sponsor for New Movesis Emerald Coast Magazine. NFB is sponsored in part by the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.

New Moves @ Northwest Florida Ballet
Mar 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

New Moves will be performed onFri., March 8 at 7:30 p.m., Sat., March 9 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. as well as Sun., March 10 at 2:30 p.m.New Moves features the premiere of new and cutting edge works by guest choreographers as well as a mix of contemporary, neoclassical and classical pieces from the NFB repertoire. The four performances also include access to the juried visual arts exhibition featuring some of Northwest Florida’s most talented artists presented by Okaloosa Public Arts.

This unique studio series experience is performed in a specially designed black box theater at NFB’s downtown studios and features choreography from Todd Eric Allen, Susan Honer, Amanda Wiley and Lindsey Kelly Brewer. To learn more about the choreographers, CLICK HERE.

In addition to the incredible performing arts experience, attendees will also be treated to a stunning, juried visual arts exhibition from the area’s most talented artists showcasinga wide range of media, from traditional paint on canvas to high-resolution photography. The juried visual arts exhibition will open on Thurs., March 7 at 7:30 p.m. and is free for the public to attend.

Box office prices are $35 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. NFB’s 2018-2019 season is presented by the St. Joe Community Foundation. The season signature co-sponsor for New Movesis Emerald Coast Magazine. NFB is sponsored in part by the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.

Mar
10
Sun
New Moves @ Northwest Florida Ballet
Mar 10 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

New Moves will be performed on Fri., March 8 at 7:30 p.m., Sat., March 9 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. as well as Sun., March 10 at 2:30 p.m.New Moves features the premiere of new and cutting edge works by guest choreographers as well as a mix of contemporary, neoclassical and classical pieces from the NFB repertoire. The four performances also include access to the juried visual arts exhibition featuring some of Northwest Florida’s most talented artists presented by Okaloosa Public Arts.

This unique studio series experience is performed in a specially designed black box theater at NFB’s downtown studios and features choreography from Todd Eric Allen, Susan Honer, Amanda Wiley and Lindsey Kelly Brewer. To learn more about the choreographers, CLICK HERE.

In addition to the incredible performing arts experience, attendees will also be treated to a stunning, juried visual arts exhibition from the area’s most talented artists showcasinga wide range of media, from traditional paint on canvas to high-resolution photography. The juried visual arts exhibition will open on Thurs., March 7 at 7:30 p.m. and is free for the public to attend.

Box office prices are $35 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. NFB’s 2018-2019 season is presented by the St. Joe Community Foundation. The season signature co-sponsor for New Movesis Emerald Coast Magazine. NFB is sponsored in part by the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.

Jun
22
Sat
Ballet at Twilight 2019 @ Grand Boulevard's Grand Park
Jun 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

NFB will stage its annual free community performance, Ballet at Twilight, featuring a mixed repertoire of classic and modern works in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin’s Grand Park on Sat., June 22 at 7:30 pm. This popular outdoor production will feature new and established works performed by NFB dancers and international guest artists, including four pieces that recently premiered in the company’s New Moves program.

Ballet at Twilight is presented as part of Grand Boulevard’s Coastal Culture series, made possible by the Grand Boulevard Arts & Entertainment Program. NFB’s 2018-2019 season is presented by the St. Joe Community Foundation. NFB is sponsored in part by the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs. CLICK HERE for more information.

Oct
12
Sat
2019 Beer & Ballet – SOLD OUT @ Grayton Beer Company
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2019 Beer & Ballet - SOLD OUT @ Grayton Beer Company

NFB’s golden anniversary begins on Sat., Oct. 12 at 7:00 p.m. with a mixed repertory performance entitled Beer & Ballet at Grayton Beer Company. The limited-seating event allows patrons to experience a mix of contemporary, neoclassical and classical pieces from guest choreographers and the NFB repertoire in a more casual atmosphere. Guests will have the opportunity to sample Grayton Beer Company’s extensive beer collection along with light hors d’oeuvres. Minors must be accompanied by an adult to attend this event. Box office priced tickets for Beer & Ballet are $37 for adults and $17 for children 12 and under.

Signature season co-sponsors include Silver Sands Premium Outlets, AJ’s, 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
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.