Nutcracker Ballet - Denver (CO)

Performances
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
Paramount Theatre
Friday, December 7, 2018 - 7:00 pm
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
Paramount Theatre
Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 12:00 pm (noon)
Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 4:00 pm
Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 8:00 pm
T: 866.461.6556

Announcing Moscow Ballet’s Dove of Peace Tour in Denver!

 

Experience Moscow Ballet’s Dove of Peace Tour  presenting world class ballerinas and danseurs in over 100 cities across North America this holiday season. CNNspoke with Producer Akiva Talmi about the ballet’s unique Dove of Peace character which was inspired by Bolshoi Principal Artists’ performance in NYC in 1957, and first presented by Moscow Ballet as a single ballerina costumed in 2 lightly feathered wings. Talmisays, “Masha flies on the wings of the Dove of Peace around the world seeking peace and harmony. She goes to France, Italy, Africa -- all around the world, and she finds peace and harmony through love.” In Act II Masha and her Nutcracker Prince arrive in the “Land of Peace and Harmony” (traditionally called the Land of Sweets) and celebrate the great heritages of the world including African, Asian, European, Hispanic and Slavic.

Moscow Ballet Announces Youth Auditions for the “Great Russian Nutcracker” Sunday, August 26 in Denver

Moscow Ballet’s community engagement program “Dance-with-Us ” brings the historic Russian Vaganova ballet pedagogy to American children in each city on the North American Tour.  Moscow Ballet Audition Director Maria Skoruk arrives in Denver on August 26 at 11:00 am to audition local dance students for roles in the Great Russian Nutcracker!

Maria Skoruk will audition and rehearse children ages 6 to 17 years with at least 1 year of ballet training. 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 Cherry Creek Dance. Sign up to audition today at www.nutcracker.com/auditions

The selected children will perform in the Great Russian Nutcracker at the Paramount Theatre at the following times:

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 7:00 pm
Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 12:00 pm (noon)
Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 4:00 pm
Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 8:00 pm

Cherry Creek Dance owner, Stephanie Prosenjak, opened the studio in 1994 bringing with her some of the top dancers from around the Denver metro area as teachers and as students. Since opening, Cherry Creek Dance has experienced great performances at events such as a Denver Broncos Halftime, the Cherry Creek Arts Festival and Disneyland's Magic Music Days to name a few.  Cherry Creek Dance philosophy is to have fun, create great self-esteem and to put student's talents to good use. There are 2 full-scale recitals per year with moving lights, concert sound, special f/x and full production. There are also many master classes and guest teachers. www.cherrycreekdance.com

About the Paramount Theatre

Built by Temple Buell for Publix Theatres in 1930, the Paramount Theatre instantly surpassed the standards of the dozens of theatres that lined the streets of Denver and has remained the only local theatre of its time to maintain its original dignity and glamour.  It is significant not only as an excellent illustration of Art Deco design and craftsmanship and a tribute to an architect who made considerable contributions to the Denver region, but as a unique reflection of a broad social and cultural phenomenon that prevailed in the early decades of the 20th century in Denver and the entire nation. The Paramount Theatre was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980 and was declared an historic landmark by the City of Denver in 1988.  Today, The Historic Paramount Theatre remains a vibrant, multi-event facility where Denver Metro residents enjoy a wide variety of entertainment options each year.  From rock concerts to dance performances, comedy to lectures and movies to Wurlitzer organ performances, the Historic Paramount Theatre remains a top choice in Denver's entertainment scene.