Ballet Wichita’s 40th season of the Nutcracker

Augusta’s Nadia Khalidi, daughter of Jamie and Marcia Khalidi; Alicia Quiring, daughter of Charles and Kim Quiring; and exchange student from Spain Cristina Alvarez will be performing in Ballet Wichita’s 40th season of the Nutcracker.

The beloved Christmas tradition will be performed under Jill Landrith, artistic director.

Dr. Jay Decker will conduct the symphony orchestra, which accompanies the event.

Khalidi is a company soloist in her sixth season.

Quiring is in her third appearance.

Alvarez, will be making her debut performance. Alvarez is residing with her host family, the Khalidis.

Performances will be at 8 p.m. Dec. 14 and 2 p.m. Dec 15 at Wichita’s Century II Concert Hall.

Tickets are available at or by calling 316-219-4849.