Fort Worth, TX – Dickies Arena and Mendelson Entertainment Group are thrilled to announce that tickets for the engagement of Lightwire Theater’s ‘A VERY ELECTRIC CHRISTMAS’ are on sale now. Since bursting to national acclaim after appearing as semi-finalists on ‘America’s Got Talent’ and winning the top honors on TRU TV’s ‘Fake Off’, Lightwire Theater has gone on to enthrall audiences worldwide with their unique combination of skill and grace as told through the technological innovations of moving light characters. People of all ages will be captivated by the dazzling visuals and unique menagerie of characters that magically appear out of the darkness. Combining the arts of puppetry, theater and dance with the music of timeless holiday hits, this magical and captivating tale of family, friendship and hope creates a truly one-of-a-kind, inspired and exhilarating holiday experience that will be a treasured memory for years to come.
Lightwire Theater’s ‘A VERY ELECTRIC CHRISTMAS’ will perform two shows at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth.
Ticket prices for Lightwire Theater’s ‘A VERY ELECTRIC CHRISTMAS’ start at $29 and can be purchased online at www.dickiesarena.com.
IAN CARNEY (Creator, Artistic Director and Choreographer) is best known
for his long run in Billy Joel and Twyla Tharp’s musical Movin’ Out on
Broadway. Born in New Hampshire and raised in New Orleans, he started
dancing as a child, studying ballet in New Orleans and in New York City. He
danced lead roles in The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty and many other
ballets, as well as being a guest dancer, teacher and choreographer in
companies across the United States. While still performing, Ian earned a
degree in English Literature from Tulane University. He is the co-creator of
Dino-Light, the family show that continues to delight audiences around the world. Ian has appeared on television with Lightwire Theater on Season 7, semi-finals of America’s Got Talent and TF1’s talent show The Best: Le Meilleur Artiste show in France.
ELEANOR B. CARNEY (Director) Originally from New Orleans, Eleanor
began her dance training with Harvey Hysell and Joseph Giaccobbe. She
graduated from Southern Methodist University with a BFA in Dance and a
BA in Anthropology. She has danced professionally with Indianapolis
Ballet Theater, and the Lexington, Northwest Florida, Delta Festival and
Montgomery Ballets. Career highlights include dancing Aurora in The
Sleeping Beauty, Desdemona in The Moor’s Pavane, the title roles in
Romeo and Juliet, Cinderella, Giselle and Coppelia, and of course, the
Sugarplum Fairy in The Nutcracker. Mrs. Carney was delighted to appear with Lightwire Theater on Season 7, semi-finals of America’s Got Talent and TF1’s talent show The Best: Le Meilleur Artiste show in France.
CORBIN POPP (Co-Creator) is from Lincoln, Nebraska. He earned a
degree in biochemistry at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, while also
studying math, physics and dance. Opting for dance, Corbin performed in
The Phantom of the Opera and Billy Joel and Twyla Tharp’s Movin’ Out
on Broadway. He has toured throughout the United States with many
shows, and all over Europe with Tharp’s dance company. Corbin speaks
German, studied in Germany on a Fulbright scholarship and recently
graduated from dental school, yet still continues to perform and
collaborate with Lightwire Theater.
‘A VERY ELECTRIC CHRISTMAS’
About Dickies Arena:
Dickies Arena is a 14,000 seat, spectacular multipurpose venue located adjacent to the Will Rogers Memorial Center campus in Fort Worth, Texas. The facility is the result of a pioneering public-private partnership between the City of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, the State of Texas and a group of private-sector participants, including foundations, individuals and organizations. The arena is owned by the City of Fort Worth and managed by the not-for-profit operating entity, Trail Drive Management Corp. (TDMC). The state-of-the-art arena hosts concerts, sporting events and family entertainment, and is home to Fort Worth Stock Show Rodeo performances. For more information, visit www.DickiesArena.com.