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 Anna Trofimova arrives in McAllen on October 8 at 6:00pm to audition local dance students for roles in the Great Russian Nutcracker!
Anna Trofimova 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 Deborah Case Dance Academy, 5240 N. 10th Street, McAllen, TX 78504. Sign up to audition today at www.nutcracker.com/auditions
The selected children will perform in the Great Russian Nutcracker Sunday, December 30, 3:00 pm, at McAllen Performing Arts Center Buy Tickets.
Deborah Case Dance Academy provides safe, sound training that protects the development of the student. Dancers train in Vaganova Russian technique to insure performance success. They teach dancers physical, intellectual and emotional lifetime skills, and good health habits. Their dancers excel in life beyond the studio. Deborah is recognized by Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as a Woman of Distinction in Arts and Entertainment; and McAllen Chamber of Commerce's Top 5 Business Award. Deborah received a Russian State Certificate of Vaganova Syllabus teacher training from Bolshoi Ballet Academy, Moscow, Russia. DCDA has a strong track record of placing dancers in dance industries top dance programs, university scholarships and professional dance companies.