Albuquerque, New Mexico – This year marks the 33rd season The Performers Ballet and
Jazz Company returns to the Albuquerque Journal Theater at the National Hispanic
Cultural Center with its Bravos Award-winning production of Christmas Joy. For three
days in December, over fifty classically-trained dancers will inspire audiences with ballet
and jazz performances choreographed to traditional and contemporary Christmas music.
Start the season with the wonder and awe of the true Christmas story. Experience the
A moving and uplifting production, Christmas Joy has become an Albuquerque holiday
tradition. In 1999, members of the Albuquerque Arts Alliance conferred the Bravos
Award for Dance Excellence upon the Performers Ballet and Jazz Company. In 2012,
Christmas Joy was voted the Applause Award from the Albuquerque Community Live Art
and Performance Services for favorite performance of 2012.
This year’s production includes two evening performances beginning at 7:00 p.m. on
December 8th and 9th, and two matinee performances beginning at 2:00 p.m. on
December 9th and 10th. Tickets range from $20.00 - $33.00. Discount available for
groups, students and seniors, (handling fee of $2.00 is included). Tickets will be available
for purchase beginning October 21, 2017 at The National Hispanic Cultural Center Box
Office or by calling 505-724-4771.