Nutcracker Ballet - Albuquerque (NM)

Kiva Auditorium at Albuquerque Convention Center
Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 3:00 pm
Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Tickets on Sale now for Moscow Ballet’s acclaimed Great Russian Nutcracker in Albuquerque this holiday season!

Announcing tickets on sale now for Moscow Ballet’s celebrated Great Russian Nutcracker in Albuquerque at Kiva Auditorium Sunday December 11, 3:00 and 7:00pm.

Direct from Russia to Albuquerque, the classic Great Russian Nutcracker will entertain the whole family this Christmas.   Experience the exceptional dancing of award-winning principal artists and a company of nearly 40 classically trained dancers. With a 60-foot growing Christmas tree; hand-made costumes by Resident Designer Arthur Oliver; stunning, hand-painted sets designed by Academy Award nominee Carl Sprague, Albuquerque audiences are sure to be delighted.  Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker” receives critical acclaim in the over 100 cities they perform, from New York to Los Angeles, Miami to Albuquerque.

The production is dedicated to achieving world peace.  Act II is named “Land of Peace and Harmony” and features a rose-shooting cannon and stunning two-person “Dove of Peace” with a 20 foot wingspan.

Tickets in Albuquerquestart at $30.  Groups of 10 or more receive a special discount and benefits to the Great Russian Nutcracker, and local New Mexico Girl Scout troops receive a special interactive program.  Contact or more information.  Seniors, Military and MotorClub members are eligible for discounts at the theater box office.  

For Platinum Experience featuring a Meet N Greet; Gold Circle Gift Package; and single tickets call Ticketmaster 800-745-3000 or go to

Calling local student dancers to audition to perform side-by-side with the professional company in Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker in Albuquerque!

Moscow Ballet Soloist and Audition Director Mariia Skoruk will conduct auditions Tues., Sept. 27, 4:30 p.m. at Moscow Ballet’s local Host Dance Studio Renee Antoinette's School of Dance, 920 S. Main St., Belen, NM 87002 for dance students from the area. Student dancers, boys and girls, ages 7 to 17 years, and who have at least one year of ballet training, may audition for ancillary roles such as Party Children, Mice, Snowflakes, Angels and more. The auditions are free, there may be a casting fee.  The selected children will perform in the Great Russian Nutcracker Dec 8 at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium. Moscow Ballet’s Dance with Us” program has brought thousands of student dancers on stage to perform in a professional environment annually for 24 years – a once in a lifetime experience for many children! “It really brought the idea home that the Great Russian Nutcracker is a wonderful chance for children to be in a full-length production and experience first-hand an authentic classical ballet from this uniquely Russian company of remarkable performers.” Calgary Herald.Sign up to audition today at . The selected children will perform in the Great Russian Nutcracker December 11 at the Kiva Auditorium. Performance tickets are at

Welcome to Renee Antoinette's School of Dance! Dancing can be something people are self-conscious about but no matter what your dancing experience, Renee’s Studio teaches everyone to move across the dance floor like a professional! Renee offers lessons in many styles of dance including but not limited to Ballet and Pointe, Tap, Jazz and Hip Hop. The studio is certified in the renowned Cecchetti method, a forerunner of the Russian Vaganova style. The studio has classes for three year olds through adults, and for boys and girls. The level of classes spans from Beginner to Professional.  The studio is locally owned & operated for more than 20 years. The professional instructors make students of all ages feel at ease, while learning the latest dance styles. Step into Renee Antoinette's School of Dance today by calling 505-864-9555 to register for classes.


About the Kiva Auditorium

The Kiva Auditorium at the Albuquerque Convention Center is where the “Stars” shine bright in Albuquerque, George Lopez, Eddie Vedder, Jerry Seinfeld and Norah Jones have all graced the stage in one of New Mexico’s most beloved entertainment destinations.

Located on the upper level of the West Complex, the Kiva Auditorium boasts a proscenium stage and half-round seating for 2,300 people, making it an elegant but intimate setting for concerts, comedy shows, lectures, general sessions or graduations. The Auditorium’s backstage area includes a spacious Green Room appointed with a kitchenette, two large chorus dressing rooms, two private dressing rooms and two conveniently-located production offices.  Share the stage with the stars and book your next special event at the Kiva Auditorium!