Tradition to Dance on Stage during ‘The Nutcracker’ Performance

Join the Friends University Ballet Department as dancers perform their annual full-length production of “The Nutcracker” at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12-13, Dec. 19-20; and 2 p.m. Dec. 14 and Dec. 20 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium.

Several guest artists will perform alongside student dancers from Friends University. During performances Dec. 12-14, Chandra Kuykendall and Domenico Luciano from the Colorado Ballet will perform.

Principal dancers Maria Kowroski and Tyler Angle, from the New York City Ballet, will join the University’s student dancers on stage during performances Dec. 19-20. These two performers will be returning to Friends University after previously performing in the University’s production of “The Nutcracker” in 2013.

Tickets are $20 for adults, and $15 for seniors and students; and may be purchased online at, or by calling the Fine Arts Box Office at 316-295-5677.

For more information on this event or other Fine Arts events, please contact the Fine Arts Box Office at 316-295-5677 or