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January 2023

Broadway Bound LIVE: Audition Masterclass

January 20

3:00 – 5:00 pm

Join Broadway Bound LIVE hopefuls for an audition Masterclass taught by Elizabeth Gabel. Elizabeth is known for her work in casting on Stranger Things (2022), Logan (2017), Sicario (2015), and Terminator Salvation (2009), among other movies and shows. Elizabeth’s deep knowledge of casting and production make her the perfect person to kick off Season 2 of Broadway Bound LIVE.

This masterclass is open to members of the community. Registration to audit the course costs $20. Space is limited.


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Broadway Bound LIVE: Closing Ceremonies

January 21
Wells Fargo Auditorium 1701 4th Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

6:00 – 7:30 pm

Join us as we announce the cast of Season 2 of Broadway Bound LIVE! The evening will begin with some highlights of the audition process, along with the introduction of our production team and coaches, and, of course, the announcement of the official cast of Season 2 of Broadway Bound LIVE. As a special treat we will also reveal of the first challenge!

Tickets are $5, but seats are limited. Buy tickets here or call the NHCC Welcome Center at 505-724-4771 for assistance.


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Brigham Young University’s Living Legends: Storytellers

January 26
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

7:00 pm

Living Legends celebrates heritage and culture. In a performance of culturally inspired dance, music, and costumes, Brigham Young University’s Living Legends celebrates Latin American, Native American, and Polynesian cultures in their show, Storytellers.

$17, $27 & $37

Run Time: 90 minutes


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February 2023

Festival Ballet Albuquerque: Dracula, A Love Story

February 17February 18
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

7:00 pm

Festival Ballet Albuquerque presents Dracula, A Love Story. Back by popular demand, Patricia Dickinson Wells brings Bram Stoker’s macabre novel DRACULA back to the stage in a fully realized dance rendition: Dracula, A Love Story. The production with the Festival Ballet Albuquerque, promises to be a truly 21st century production of a 19th century story that continues to capture the imaginations of young and old alike for two breathtaking performances! Sold out in 2020! Festival Ballet ABQ is also known for its critically acclaimed Nutcracker Ballet in the Land of Enchantment & Sacred Journeys with Robert Mirabal.

$49, $39, $29, $20, $14 w/ $2 discount for seniors & kids 12 and younger

Run Time: 120 minutes


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Carnaval 2023: Homage

February 24February 25
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

7:30 pm

Frank Leto and PANdemonium with the Odara Dance Ensemble present Carnaval 2023: Homage!

Frank Leto will be celebrating his 18th annual Carnaval performance at the NHCC’s Roy E. Disney Center for the Performing Arts with a production entitled Homage. This unique production will pay respect to the rhythms, cultures and people who have influenced Frank and Pilar Leto. Carnaval performances share with audiences the musical styles and dance of Brazil, Trinidad, Cuba and New Orleans, featuring Frank’s original compositions and original choreographies and costumes by Pilar’s Odara Dance Ensemble.

$17, $22, $27 with a $2 discount for seniors, children 12 years old and younger & NHCC members

Run Time: 120 minutes


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March 2023

Broadway Bound LIVE: Round 3

March 4
Bank of America Theatre 1701 4th Street SW
Albuquerque, 87102 United States

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The program is a televised musical theatre competition show for low income young adults between the ages of 18-28. The program awards up to 18 contestants with private voice, group dance, and group acting lessons for 16 weeks as they compete for a $60,000 Scholarship to AMDA College of the Performing Arts in New York City. Learn more at www.katharsismedia.org/bblsponsor.

$22, $27 & $32, with a $2 discount for seniors and students 12 years old and younger

Price of the ticket includes a $2 Facility Fee.

Run time: Approximately 2 & 1/2 hours.

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Arte Poquito: Baila Conmigo

March 7

10:00 am

Babies and toddlers ages 0 months to 4 years and their caregivers explore arts through traditional NM dance and other dance forms using ribbon sticks, rhythm instruments, and even flamenco. 

Arte Poquito is a free, monthly, 45-minute program for babies and toddlers ages 0 months to 4 years and their caregivers that cultivates creativity and self-expression through the exploration of Hispanic/Latine arts and culture. Participants explore the NHCC Museum, Performing Arts Center, and engage in artmaking, music, movement, dance, drama, and bilingual story time. NHCC instructors model age-appropriate arts techniques that celebrate self-expression, build vocabulary, and strengthen both fine-motor and gross-motor skills in a fun environment.

Free Community Event. Please register here or call the NHCC Welcome Center at 505-724-4771 for assistance.

This program is generously supported by Bank of Albuquerque.


Photo Courtesy of Angel Cabrales

Teoquiyaoatl (Sacred Portal): Performance and Installation by Angel Cabrales

March 9

8:00pm MST

NHCC Plaza Mayor

Join us for a performance and interactive art installation on the plaza with Fronteras del Futuro artist, Angel Cabrales!

Teoquiyaoatl references a sacred portal through which the explorers of the parallel universe Axihuical breach the universal membrane and cross into this universe to greet the people of our world through dance.

Created by Angel Cabrales in collaboration with Melissa Melpignano with music by Henry Van. Dance performance by Melissa Melpignano, Jenny Morales, Chris Delgado, and Jensen Springer.

NHCC Art Museum Open until 7:30pm

Click here to register for this free community event.

Photo Courtesy of Angel Cabrales

Opera Southwest: Giacomo Puccini’s Turandot

March 12March 19
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

March 12, 15, 17 & 19, 2023
2:00 pm Sunday, 7:30 pm Wednesday & Friday

Opera Southwest presents Giacomo Puccini’s Turandot, a fully staged opera with orchestra, sung in Italian with English translation supertitles.

Nessun dorma… No one sleeps in this beautiful new production of one of Puccini’s most famous operas by director Mo Zhou. A fairytale set in ancient China, Turandot brims with masterful music from start to finish. Maestro Anthony Barrese conducts.

$22, $42, $63, $85, $105 with discounts for groups of 8 or more, anyone 30 years old and younger and Opera for All with a WIC or EBT card.


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Magnify Dance Ensemble: How Love Wins

March 25March 26
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

2:00 pm Saturday and Sunday

Magnify Dance Ensemble presents How Love Wins. How Love Wins is a sequel to the award-winning holiday production of Christmas Joy. Inspired by the Gospel and expressed through dance, the story of How Love Wins is filled with meaningful and engaging choreography. Progressing from the birth of Jesus through His life, death and resurrection, this newest addition to Magnify Dance Ensemble’s repertoire builds on the professionalism and extraordinary level of performance art our audiences have come to expect.

$28, $35 w/ a $2 discount for students, seniors and NHCC members. Group rates available.

Tickets are scheduled to go on sale starting on Saturday, February 18, 2023 at 10:00 am.


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