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Tickets are On Sale now in many cities on the 2013 Moscow Ballet tour!

Now is the time to get the best seats for the best holiday experience!

Great Russian Nutcracker Snow Forest scene with Troika Sleigh

Celebrate the quintessential Christmas with Moscow Ballet’s world famous Great Russian Nutcracker and get the best seats right now! Tickets are now on sale in New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles as well as many more cities from north to south and east to west.

Bring the whole family for this classic and wondrous holiday experience. 40 amazing Russian artists perform Olympian feats in the holiday favorite seen by millions. Don’t let your family miss the performance of a lifetime, full to the brim with magical toys, falling snow, growing Christmas trees, and astounding Russian dancers. The best seats will go fast so get your tickets now! www.nutcracker.com

“[Moscow Ballet principals]…partnered beautifully and executed their solos with aristocratic finesse”  Cleveland Plain Dealer, Donald Rosenberg

Announcing Moscow Ballet Tutorials for ballet students!

Use these video lessons to advance your technique

Principal Dancers Karyna Shatkovskaya and Vladimir Tkachenko

Principal Dancers Karyna Shatkovskaya and Vladimir Tkachenko

Moscow Ballet introduces a free ballet opportunity to grow and improve your ballet skills! Award-winning Principal dancer Karyna Shatkovsaya demonstrates the center floor exercises that she uses to keep in top shape and to excel in her performances world-wide. Now you can benefit from them as well!

The first Moscow Ballet Tutorial gives aspiring dancers intermediate to advanced level exercises to practice and emulate as demonstrated by Karyna. The second Tutorial continues with exercises to strengthen leg muscles, develop fast footwork and leaps, and more.

Want to dance with the 40 professionals?  Click for more information about Moscow Ballet’s “Dance with Us” program, which is offered in over fifty cities on the annual tour, and about auditioning.

Beautiful Karyna is trained in the world renowned, Russian Vaganova style. She is Laureate of the 2009 International Ballet Competition (IBC) in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, and in 2010 was awarded the “State Prize Winner” at the competition.  Karyna graduated from the Kharkov State Choreographic School in Ukraine and was immediately invited to join the Kharkov Opera and Ballet Theater. In 2006 she graduated from the Kharkov Academy of Culture with a degree in Classical Choreography. Her repertoire includes the leading roles in the most coveted ballet repertoire including Coppelia, Cinderella, Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Don Quixote, and more. She tours extensively in Europe, Russia, and North and South America and enjoys modeling work as well.

 “A magical dream world of awe-inspiring music and graceful, poised ballerinas” Grand Rapids Herald-Review


A sweet Great Russian Nutcracker mouse from Little Rock

Get ready for the all new “Recital Highlights Mash-up Contest” and enter to win Great Russian Nutcracker tickets for your whole ballet class!

The contest goes like this…show us all the best moves from your recital, mash them up and enter a 3 minute “punch piece” showing off your studio and fellow dancers! We will post the top 10 recital Mash-Ups on www.nutcracker.com  and one Grand Prize winner will receive tickets to the 2013 Great Russian Nutcracker for you and your pals…20 tickets in all! Look for details and guidelines on Facebook, Twitter and www.nutcracker.com .

A sweet Great Russian Nutcracker mouse from Little Rock



Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is the unique telling of the classic story of Masha (Clara) and her Nutcracker Doll told with true Russian flair. In 2012, Moscow Ballet celebrates its 20th year of touring this performance across North America, and to much critical acclaim! The whimsical fantasy of Moscow Ballet’s Nutcracker is legendary, with the piece firmly enshrined as a Christmas staple for audiences across the country and in Canada. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s beloved Nutcracker Suite, and Moscow Ballet’s company of 40 Vaganova-trained dancers are the perfect combination for a holiday celebration for all.

Nutcracker.com is your source for all things Moscow Ballet and all things Nutcracker! See Great Russian Nutcracker and other story ballets’ historical photos in our gallery, watch videos of the Master Teachers working with their American students, listen to interviews with our soloists, and so much more!
Young dancers - you can dance with the pros! Learn about the Great Russian Nutcracker audition process in your city.

Visit the Studio Blog for the latest news and stories of the Great Russian Nutcracker and other productions. And our Fine Art Gallery will introduce you to Russia’s newest talent in the visual arts.

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker will be performed in over 60 cities in 2012. Find a performance in your state below, or visit Your City to find out when we will be in your area. This holiday season, experience Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker– acclaimed by the press and adored by audiences everywhere. Get your tickets now!

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