New Mexico Folk Dance for Seniors

1:30 to 3:30 pm

New Mexico Folk Dance will feature 4 weeks of traditional New Mexico music with dance classes such as La Marche. Classes run for four consecutive Thursdays from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. New Mexico Folk Dance is part of the NHCC’s Siempre Creativo program, which provides a free multidisciplinary arts program for seniors.

Free Community Event, generously supported by AARP New Mexico. Please register here or call the NHCC Welcome Center at 505-724-4771 for assistance.

New Mexico Ballet Company: RESILIENCE

7:00 pm Saturday & 2:00 pm Sunday

The New Mexico Ballet Company invites you to its 50-year anniversary performances celebrating the past, present, and future of the company.

RESILIENCE includes classic works by NMBC’s founder Suzanne M. Johnston, resident choreographer Vladimir Conde Reche, and new and original works by current Artistic Director Anna Bridge and artists of the New Mexico Ballet Company.

Dancing with the community since 1972, NMBC is dedicated to creating and promoting professional, innovative dance productions for New Mexico audiences while providing the highest caliber of education and training for young artists in the community.

$15, $25, $35 w/ discounts for kids 12 & under, students, seniors and groups of 10+

Run Time: 120 minutes

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NM Ballet Company: NMBC School Spring Recital

7:00 pm Friday, 2:00 pm Saturday

NMBC School presents its Spring 2023 Recital in celebration of the Company’s 50th anniversary. Featuring original choreography by NMBC faculty, the two performances will showcase the talent, dedication, and growth of our students.

Dancing with the community since 1972, NMBC is dedicated to creating and promoting professional and innovative dance productions for New Mexico audiences while providing the highest caliber of education and training for young artists in the community.

$17 Kids 12 & under, $22 13 years of age and older

Run time: 90 min

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Festival Ballet Albuquerque: Sacred Journeys IV

7:00 pm Friday & Saturday, 2:00 pm Sunday

Festival Ballet Albuquerque & The National Hispanic Cultural Center present Scared Journeys IV. Classical and contemporary dance combine with the eclectic music of two-time Grammy award-winning Taos Pueblo musician Robert Mirabal in this reflection of New Mexican cultures through dance, music, and spoken word. Mirabal collaborates with Festival Ballet Albuquerque’s artistic director Patricia Dickinson Wells and with internationally renowned New York City Ballet dancer Jock Soto, of Navajo and Puerto Rican descent. Soto, who will also make guest appearances onstage, is originally from Gallup and now lives in Eagle Nest.

$14, $20, $29, $39, $49 w/ a $2 discount for seniors, children under 12 and NHCC members

Run time: 90 mins

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New Mexico Gay Men’s Chorus: The Show Must Go On

7:30 pm Saturday | 3:00 pm Sunday

New Mexico Gay Men’s Chorus presents The Show Must Go On. We’re ready to rock you as NMGMC presents the music of Queen. This choral rock concert will feature some of Queen’s most popular hits presented in a fun, campy way that only NMGMC can do. Get ready to hear favorites like “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Somebody to Love,” “We Are the Champions,” and more. The chorus and the live band on stage will deliver what will truly be an epic evening of entertainment.

$22, $27, $37, $47. Tickets go on sale starting on Monday, February 6, 2023 at 10:00 am.

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Magnify Dance Ensemble: How Love Wins

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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Broadway Bound LIVE: Round 4

6:00 PM
*Please note the time has changed from 7:00 PM to 6:00 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

$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.

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

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

Arte Poquito: Baila Conmigo

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.