A holiday mash-up for the whole family, The Hip Hop Nutcracker is back and better than ever! The Hip Hop Nutcracker is a contemporary dance spectacle set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless music. A unique and joyful event, this evening-length production is performed by a supercharged cast of a dozen all-star dancers, a DJ, a violinist, and MC Kurtis Blow, one of hip hop’s founding fathers, who opens the show with a special performance.
The wait is finally over!
Shen Yun is returning to the stage with an all new 2021 production - bringing a powerful message of hope to audiences worldwide. Shen Yun celebrates the glorious 5,000 years of authentic Chinese culture that has been nearly lost under the Communist regime.
Travel back to the magical world of ancient China. Be inspired by heroic tales of courage and sacrifice, integrity and loyalty, compassion and virtue told through the unique and ancient art form of classical Chinese dance. Experience cutting edge theatrical techniques like high-tech backdrops and an orchestra that blends eastern and western tradition to stunning affect.
Be inspired. Be amazed. Experience the divine culture’s return.
For more info., please visit ShenYun.com/Omaha
Showcasing powerful Afro-Colombian and Afro-contemporary dance with live music and singing, Colombian dance troupe Sankofa Danzafro presents “Accommodating Lie,” a full-length work by Rafael Palacios which seeks to dismantle stereotypes and beliefs about and around the black body and what it means to be of African descent.
In a series of emotional solos and duets, seven Sankofa dancers embody decades of slavery, racism and the “exotic” label western colonizing culture has assigned to black bodies.