With fire pits ablaze, trees shimmering with lights, the smell of hot treats and sounds of holiday music filling the air, enjoy Kayenta as it is transformed into a magical wonderland. Enjoy warm drinks and sweets as you stroll through the Enchanted World of Dolls. Along the plaza, watch young performers come alive inside the storefront window displays as mechanical dolls outfitted in traditional costumes representing countries throughout the world.
“Come and join us on a magical, multicultural journey around the globe as we celebrate together a few of the many unique and charming dances and traditions found worldwide,” said Susan Broberg, director of the Enchanted World of Dolls. This beautiful promenade walk-through performance runs continuously for one full hour beginning an hour and fifteen minutes before A Diamond Holidayperformances.
The magic continues inside the Lorraine Boccardo Theatre where guests will experience A Diamond Holiday, a festive and captivating dance and musical theatre performance. This spectacular show features classic scenes from the Nutcracker, Santa’s workshop of toys, heavenly angels ushering in the Nativity, a holiday section reminiscent of the Rockettes, inspiring Irish dance and more holiday fun.
The performance features Diamond Talent’s troupe of highly trained student performers, many of whom may one day join a world-class group of professional dancers and singers who got their start at Diamond Talent and are now sharing their talents on Broadway and in professional and regional theaters around the country. Every performer from ages 7-18 makes the holidays cheery and bright with this special holiday show.
Young and old alike will be swept into a joyous holiday mood by these wonderful holiday traditions.The smells, sights and sounds of the season are sure to buoy everyone’s spirits! Come early and enjoy it all!
The Enchanted World of Dolls runs continuously for 1 hour beginning at 5:45 pm with matinee performances beginning at 12:45. $5 at the door. or by calling the box office at 435-674-2787. A Diamond Holiday begins at 7:00 pm with matinee performances on Saturday the 15th and 22nd at 2:00pm. $15 ticket price includes the Enchanted Dolls promenade.
Tickets can be purchased by calling the Center for the Arts at Kayenta box office at 435-674-2787.