|Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker 2013|
|Thursday, December 5 at 7:30 pm|
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Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker Returns to Albany this December!
Moscow Ballet’s celebrated Great Russian Nutcracker will be at Albany's Palace Theatre on Thursday, December 5, 7:30 pm.
This favorite show for families at the holidays features award-winning Russian dancers and is acclaimed by the press. The story of peace features amazing solo dances by ambassadors from Hispanic, African, Russian, Asian, and European heritages. The 2013 production includes 200 all new, hand-embellished costumes designed by Shakespearean expert Arthur Oliver and created in St Petersburg’s oldest theatrical costume shop. Celebrate the beauty of the holidays and the best of Russian ballet in one grand production of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker!
Open Auditions Wednesday, Sept. 4th for Dance Students in Albany, NY!
Moscow Ballet announces open auditions on Wednesday, Sept. 4th, at 8pm for student dancers ages 7 to 16 years at Ginger’s Dance to Fit / Malta Ballet Company, 13 Sunset Drive Latham, NY 12110. Moscow Ballet’s “Dance with Us” Audition Director Ekaterina Uksusnikova will be present to select 60 dancers to perform as Party Children, Mice, Snowflakes, Angels, and many more roles in the Great Russian Nutcrackeron Dec 5, 7:30pm at the PalaceTheater in Albany. Applicants must have at least one year of ballet training, dress in dance attire and may bring Pointe shoes.
The experience of working and performing with professional ballerinas is often a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for aspiring dancers. Former Somerville NJ Gotta Dance student Hillary-Marie Michael, now director of Jersey Tap Fest, says, “From start to finish … it is an excellent way for dancers to understand both the discipline and fun involved in a professional ballet production.” Register at www.nutcracker.com/dance-with-us/auditions.
Ginger's Academy of Dance and Fitness originated in 1983 and in 1987 the school was chosen as #1 for dance instruction in Saratoga County area. The school offers a variety of classes for boys and girls ages 2 ½ through adult. All grade levels are taught from beginner to advanced with professional instruction in dance, theater, music and fitness. The Academy is proud to announce a new facility in fall 2013 featuring a 3000 square foot dance studio, consisting of two classrooms including Marley and Oak flooring. Ginger's Academy of Dance and Fitness performs an annual recital in June. Instructors choreograph recital pieces for each class to highlight students' accomplishments and abilities, allowing each student to display advancements and self-confidence. Classes are dedicated to proper technique and many styles are offered.
INVEST with Russell Sage College and Moscow Ballet!
INVEST at Russell Sage College in Troy, New York, is honored to partner with Moscow Ballet as an Artist-Entrepreneur in residence within the Esteves Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
The combined creative and innovative vision of Moscow Ballet and INVEST will allow for wonderful possibilities for the growth of Moscow Ballet North America. For more information, visit www.sage.edu/invest.
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|The Palace Theatre was the largest in the city when it opened in 1931, presenting vaudeville acts and feature films. The theater, now listed on the National Register of Historic Places, has retained most of its original design features, and underwent renovations in 2002 and 2003, bringing aspects such as the building's marquee back to the original design. The Palace has hosted a variety of live performances, including the Albany Symphony Orchestra, the Rolling Stones, and Roy Orbison, as well as theater productions and city-sponsored events.|