We look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming performances!

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All Alabama School of Fine Arts (ASFA) performances are $8 for students and $15 for adults. 

Note: These events are NOT part of the ArtWorks@TheDJD Performance Series.



This classical, modern, and contemporary dance performance packs a powerful punch as the grand finale of ASFA’s dance productions for the year.

Friday, May 5, 2023 at 7:00 PM

Saturday, May 6, 2023 at 7:00 PM

Sunday, May 7, 2023 at 2:30 PM


The ASFA Music Department presents a performance of one of the most powerful and recognizable choral works ever composed, Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana. The ASFA choir, ASFA alumni, guest choristers, and three locally loved vocal soloists (Cathy Spence, Dr. Patrick Evans and Roderick George), along with Dr. Lucy DeSa and alumnus Smith Williams on piano, come together to put on a show-stopping performance. This will be a highlight for all to end the 2022 – 2023 academic year.

Friday, May 12, 2023 at 7:00 PM

Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 7:00 PM

Community Partner Events

Note: These events are NOT part of the ArtWorks@TheDJD Performance Series.

Alabama Ballet Presents Ovation

Ovation is a mixed repertory performance featuring works by legendary British choreographer Christopher Bruce. Ovation will feature ‘Sergeant Early’s Dream’: a piece which tells the story of migration from the Old World to the New World, set to American, English, and Irish folk music. Ovation will also feature ‘Rooster’: an edgy contemporary ballet set to music by The Rolling Stones.

April 14-16, 2023

Tickets $45 to $55 | On Sale Feb 20, 2023, 8:00am

Alabama Ballet Presents Coppélia

Based on a story by E.T.A. Hoffman, this light-hearted ballet features Franz, our hero, who is smitten when he sees the beautiful Coppélia reading in the window of Dr. Coppélius’ workshop. Chaos follows, leaving his beloved Swanhilda to show Franz the error of his ways.

June 2 to 4, 2023 

Tickets $45 TO $55 | On Sale Apr 10, 2023, 8:00am

Ursula Smith Presents The Brown Sugar Nutcracker

Don’t miss Ursula Smith’s ever-evolving Holiday classic, “The Brown Sugar Nutcracker.”

Ursula Smith has re-imagined the traditional tale to create a cultural holiday experience for the city of Birmingham and the Southeast Region.

The Brown Sugar Nutcracker has been a family heirloom of the Brown’s family for generations. Marissa Brown inherits the family nutcracker during the Christmas Annual Family Gathering. The adventure begins when Marissa discovers her Brown Sugar Nutcracker is a gateway to a Magical World.

The Brown Sugar Nutcracker is a legacy to all families for generations to come and a magnificent spectacle. This production will lift your spirit and leave you with a renewed feeling of hope for the holiday season. Come experience why “The Brown Sugar Nutcracker” has become a widely-celebrated cultural holiday experience.

VIP Tickets: Available for the 7pm show only

VIP tickets include:
Pre-Show VIP Reception
Premium Seating

Get your tickets early-this event will sell out!

Sat Dec 16 at 3:00pm & 7:00pm

Reserved Seating $48 to $78

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