Moscow Ballet’s community engagement program “Dance-with-Us ” brings the historic Russian Vaganova ballet pedagogy to American children in each city on the N American Tour. Moscow Ballet Audition Director Maria Morari arrives in Atlanta on Saturday, September 22 at 10:00am to audition local dance students for roles in the Great Russian Nutcracker!
Maria Morari will audition and rehearse children ages 6 to 17 years with at least 1 year of ballet training. Local children will meet and work one-on-one with talented Moscow Ballet Soloist/Audition Directors who have toured the world; have degrees in Masters of Choreography, Economics and Journalism; won awards at International Ballet Competitions, and performed with super stars including Svetlana Zakharova, Diana Vyshneva and Vladimir Vasiliev! Children’s roles are as Party Children, Mice, Snowflakes, Snow Maidens, and more. Auditions are free, there may be a casting fee. Dress rehearsal is on stage with the Russian company and children’s costumes are provided by Moscow Ballet. Rehearsals run through the fall and take place at Moscow Ballet Host Studio, Studio Dance 104 Greystone Power Blvd., Dallas, GA 30157. Sign up to audition today at www.nutcracker.com/auditions
The selected children will perform in the Great Russian Nutcracker Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 3:00pm matinee and 7:00pm, at Robert Ferst Center for the Arts at GA Tech. Buy Tickets.
Studio Dance just celebrated their 15th year in business. The studio opened in 2002 with 130 students and doubled in size the very next year. They have continued to grow and are now in our second location. Studio Dance has three large classrooms with floating floors, high ceilings and viewing windows for parents and guests. Students perform in an annual recital in May. Studio Dance offers recreational dance classes for students age 2 and up, as well as competitive classes for the student who desires more of a challenge and more performing experiences. Their performing companies have been seen at local community festivals and parades, and they also participate in regional and national competitions where we have won several awards.