Current Press Releases

2017 Press Releases

Ballet Students 6-18yrs Across the Country Called to Audition for Moscow Ballet Ballerinas to Perform in Great Russian Nutcracker

(Berkshires, MA) September 12, 2017 Ballet Students ages 6 to 18 are invited to audition from now through October 31 for one of Moscow Ballet’s Soloist/Audition Directors at designated Host Dance Studios in 120 cities from coast to coast, including Canada. Read more

Announcing Moscow Ballet’s “Peace and Puppets” 25th Anniversary Tour of Great Russian Nutcracker and Swan Lake coast to coast across North America

(Berkshires, MA) April 25, 2017 – The one and only Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker and classic Swan Lake celebrate 25 years of touring North America bringing world renowned Russian ballets to appreciative audiences in mega cities and small towns. The “2017 Peace and Puppets Tour” features Moscow Ballet’s singular “Dove of Peace” character created by 2 dancers moving as one bird and the company’s whimsical use of puppets of all sizes to represent the 5 major heritages of the world, all to the delight of audience members at performances of the Great Russian Nutcracker. Read more

Anunciando Ballet de Moscú "Paz y Marionetas" 25 Aniversario Tour de Gran Cascanueces Ruso y Lago de Los Cisnes a través de América del Norte

(Berkshires, MA) 4 de mayo de 2017 - El único Ballet de Moscú El Gran Cascanueces Ruso y el clásico Lago de los Cisnes celebran 25 años de gira por América del Norte trayendo ballets rusos de renombre mundial a audiencias apreciativas en mega ciudades y pequeñas ciudades. El "2017 Paz y Marionetas Tour" cuenta con el singular "La Paloma de la Paz" de Moscú Ballet creado por 2 bailarines moviéndose como un pájaro y el uso caprichoso de la compañía de títeres de todos los tamaños para representar los 5 principales herencias del mundo. En 2017 la compañía estrena un títere volador de la paz de la marioneta y más pájaros, comisionado del premiado y renombrado internacional titiritero sudafricano Roger Titley, "Estoy emocionado de traer mis marionetas al gran cascanueces ruso de Ballet de Moscú Read more

Hailing from Mariinsky, Kiev, & more top Russian Schools, Moscow Ballet Dances through 100+ Cities on 2016 tour Nov. 6 to Dec. 30

(Berkshires, MA) Nov. 1, 2016 – Moscow Ballet announces Swan Lake and Great Russian Nutcracker performances featuring Principal Dancers and Balletmasters of the highest caliber and hailing from the world’s top ballet schools. The three tours feature award winning and celebrated Principal Dancers: Ekaterina Alaeva and Kostyantyn Vinovoy on East; Tatiana Nazarkhevich and Andrey Batalov on Central, and Alisa Voronova and Dmitry Kozhemyakin on West, all graduates of the top ballet schools in the world, perform Swan Lake and the Great Russian Nutcracker. Read more

Pre-professional “Musical Wunderkind” Accompany Moscow Ballet Company Live in Cities Coast to Coast

Moscow Ballet proudly presents 20+ Musical Wunderkind violinist and cellist prodigies, critically-acclaimed choirs, and nationally-renowned orchestras who’ll perform with its company in the Great Russian Nutcracker 2016. These pre-professional musicians auditioned to perform as part of Moscow Ballet’s educational Musical Wunderkind program, which focuses on the development and encouragement of talented pre-professional musicians. Many of these young musicians are Concerto Competition winners and all are recognized for their exceptional talent. For example, pre-professional Milwaukee violinist Hannah White has been named "a dose of hope for the future...pure talent approaching perfection... to transport you to a magical place... a national violin virtuoso" by Milwaukee Journal's, Pulitzer Prize Winner Paul Hayes. Read more

Al anunciar Entradas a la venta para Great Russian Nutcracker Ballet de Moscú en mas de cien Ciudades a través de Los Estados Unidos y Canada

(Berkshire, MA) 14 de junio, 2016 - Al anunciar entradas a la venta para Moscow Ballet de Cascanueces Gran Rusa en mas de cien ciudades desde Nueva York a Los Angeles. Directa de Rusia, el clásico Gran Cascanueces Rusa entretener a toda la familia en esta Navidad. La experiencia de la danza excepcional de un grupo de casi 40, un 60 pies cada vez mayor árbol de Navidad, nuevos y espectaculares trajes hechos a mano por el diseñador residente Arthur Oliver, y conjuntos impresionantes pintado a mano en Rusia y diseñado por el multi-premio de la Academia nominado Carl SpragueRead more

New in 2016! Limited Edition Kissy Doll

The holidays, traditionally a time of family gatherings and joyful gift giving, is also the time to see Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker from coast to coast in November and December. You can keep the memories alive by having a character from the classic Great Russian Nutcracker such as magical Kissy Doll, the Nutcracker Prince and Rat King home or give them as gifts! Here are just some of the unique and classic Russian toys and dolls in the Moscow Ballet Gift Store...

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Announcing 2016’s 24th Annual National Tour of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker and Swan Lake

“Elegant, expansive,” New York Times 
“Virtuosity...fleet authority,” Los Angeles Times 
“Special touches… highlight is the Dove of Peace,Chicago Tribune
Interviews: Sally Michael Keyes  413-499-1733 x21  [email protected]
High resolution images: www.nutcracker.com/promo    

 (Berkshires, MA) May 18, 2016 Announcing Moscow Ballet’s 24th season of the celebrated Great Russian Nutcracker and Swan Lake tour to U.S and Canadian cities from November 8 through December 30, 2016.Direct from Russia, the classic Great Russian Nutcracker will entertain the whole family this Christmas. Experience the exceptional dancing of a company of almost 40, a 60-foot growing Christmas tree, new and spectacular hand-made costumes by Resident Designer Arthur Oliver, and stunning sets hand-painted in Russia and designed by multi-Academy Award nominee Carl Sprague. Read more

Gift Guide - Announcing All New Moscow Ballet Branded Holiday Gift Items inspired by Great Russian Nutcracker characters!

“Hot Ticket,” New York Times ~ 2015  
High resolution images contact: Sally Michael Keyes  413-499-1733 x21  [email protected]

(Berkshires, MAMay 18, 2016Announcing the New and Limited Edition Premiere of “Kissy Doll” and more one-of-a-kind gifts from Moscow Ballet in 2016! The holidays, traditionally a time of family gatherings and joyful gift giving, is also the time to see Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker in performances from coast to coast in November and December each yearClassic Great Russian Nutcracker characters such as the young Masha, Nutcracker Prince and Rat King, Uncle Drosselmeyer’s life-sized, magical Kissy Doll and Harlequinn, come to life for children (and adults!) through Moscow Ballet’s Gift Store. Read more