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 Yuriy Kuzo arrives in Little Rock on Saturday, September 8 at 9:00am to audition local dance students for roles in the Great Russian Nutcracker!
Ballerina Yuriy Kuzo 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 Dancers Corner 7509 Cantrell Road #120 Little Rock, AR 72207. Sign up to audition today at www.nutcracker.com/auditions
The selected children will perform in the Great Russian Nutcracker Thursday, December 27 at 3:00 pm, and 7:00pm, at Robinson Center Music Hall. Buy Tickets
Fall in love with the art of dance in a non-competitive and age appropriate environment at Little Rock’s Dancers Corner School of Dance. The recreational program focuses on Classical Ballet and also introduces students to Tap & Jazz. The Ballet Company classes offer pre-Pointe & Pointe training. Voted "Best Choice for Kids & Families" by readers of Kid's Directory two years running, Dancers' Corner was established in July of 2010 by Mrs. Sandy Hunter Miller. The other teachers from McAfee joined Mrs. Sandy in creating the new studio, giving the staff an average of 20 years teaching experience. Dancers' Corner recently celebrated it's 5th year with an amazing Jazz & Tap showcase and Cinderella Ballet! Classes are offered during the morning, early afternoon, after school and in the evening to meet the needs of many families. The homeschool program now offers 4 age ranges with mid-day class times. Students may begin as early as 2 years old with our Tots in Tutus, Mommy & Me program, continue with independent classes starting at 3 years old, and join our company performance classes from ages 6 to adult. The studio presents and offers an age appropriate experience for all involved. From youngest to oldest and most advanced students, costumes are modest, and music and choreography are appropriate for the dancers and the audience members who will be watching them perform.