Nutcracker Ballet - Albuquerque (NM)

Performances
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
Kiva Auditorium at Albuquerque Convention Center
Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 3:00 pm
Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Announcing Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker returning to Albuquerque's Kiva Auditorium December 10 ~ Tickets On Sale Now

The one and only Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker returns to Albuquerque Sunday, December 10, 3;00pm matinee and 7:00pm at Kiva Auditorium. Tickets are on sale now. 

All ages are invited to celebrate Christmas with the Moscow Ballet company of almost 40 ballerinas and danseurs on their 25th Anniversary Tour of North America in 2017. Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is known for its award-winning Principal Dancers, lavish costumes in the style of the Victorian era, many backdrops created by “La La Land’ Set Concept designer Carl Sprague, and its Russian focus including life-sized Matryoshka Dolls, Russian folk legends Ded Moroz (Father Christmas) and Snegurochka (Snow Maiden) and Troika Sleigh. Adults and children enjoy the special effects of the flapping winged owl on the Grandfather clock, the growing 50 ft tall Christmas Tree, the Dove of Peace with a 20ft wingspan, and of course, the leaps, spins, and extraordinary moves of the company all performed to Tchaikovsky’s complete and incomparable score. 

Tickets start at $28.00. Platinum Experience tickets feature artist Meet N Greet and branded gift items; Gold Circle Gift Packages include branded gift items. Groups of ten or more and Girl Scout troops receive discounts by calling 800-320-1733. Discounts for Seniors 65+, Active and Inactive Armed Services, and Motorclub members are available from www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets .  Single tickets in Albuquerque are available now at www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets or call  Ticketmaster 800-745-3000. 

Albuquerque Area Ballet Students Called to Audition for Moscow Ballet’s Romana Dumanska on October 17 at Host Studio Renee Antoinette's School of Dance

Albuquerque and area ballet students ages 6 to 18 are invited to audition on Tuesday, October 17, 5:00 pm for Moscow Ballet Soloist and Audition Director Romana Dumanska at Renee Antoinette's School of Dance, 920 S. Main Street, Belen, New Mexico 87002. The Moscow Ballet audition is open to students from dance studios across the city with a minimum one year of ballet training.

Ballerina Romana Dumanska will lead auditions and rehearse the young dancers in their assigned roles. Successful auditionees perform side-by-side with the Moscow Ballet company in the Great Russian Nutcracker in roles that were created exclusively for their age and skill levels such as Party Children, Mice, Snowflakes, Snow Maidens and more. Romana Duanska also leads the young dancers at dress rehearsal with the Russian company the day of the performance. This is often a once-in-a-lifetime experience for aspiring young dancers. The Dance-with-Us program is in its 25th year of auditioning and rehearsing student dancers in each tour city to perform with the professional company. Auditions are free, there may be a casting fee. Sign up to audition today at www.nutcracker.com/auditions.

The selected children will perform in the Great Russian Nutcracker Sunday, December 10, 3:00 pm matinee and 7:00 pm at Kiva Auditorium at Albuquerque Convention Center  Find Tickets here www.nutcracker.com/your-city.

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!