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 Bogdana Кopiy arrives in Indianapolis on Saturday, September 22 at 10:00am to audition local dance students for roles in the Great Russian Nutcracker!
Bogdana Кopiy 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 En Pointe Indiana Ballet 15309 Stony Creek Way Noblesville, IN 46060. Sign up to audition today at www.nutcracker.com/auditions
The selected children will perform in the Great Russian Nutcracker Monday, December 24, 2018 at 3:00 pm matinee, at Murat Theatre at Old National Centre. Buy Tickets.
En Point directors Pollyana Ribeiro and Robert Moore have been dancing professionally for over 20 years. Both were classically trained at the Harid Conservatory in Boca Raton, Florida and traveled around the world dancing and teaching with renowned companies. They’ve achieved ballet master status and offer Indiana students of all ages and abilities high level of instruction. Many graduates have pursued a professional ballet career with many companies including: The Royal Danish Ballet, National Ballet of Canada, Boston Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet, Ballet Met, Cincinnati Ballet, Los Angeles Ballet, Columbia City Ballet, and Texas Ballet Theatre