Nutcracker Ballet - Philadelphia (PA)

Performances
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
Annenberg Center for the Arts
Monday, December 18, 2017 - 7:00 pm
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
Annenberg Center for the Arts
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Announcing Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker Returning to Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on December 18 and 19 ~ Tickets On Sale June 5

The one and only Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker will be in Philadelphia on Monday, December 18, 7:00 pm at and Tuesday, December 19, 7:00 pm at Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets go on sale Monday, June 5. 

All ages are invited to celebrate Christmas with the Moscow Ballet company of almost 40 ballerinas and danseurs on their 25th Anniversary Tour of North America in 2017. Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is known for its award-winning Principal Dancers, lavish costumes in the style of the Victorian era, many backdrops created by “La La Land’ Set Concept designer Carl Sprague, and its Russian focus including life-sized Matryoshka Dolls, Russian folk legends Ded Moroz (Father Christmas) and Snegurochka (Snow Maiden) and Troika Sleigh. Adults and children enjoy the special effects of the flapping winged owl on the Grandfather clock, the growing 50 ft tall Christmas Tree, the Dove of Peace with a 20ft wingspan, and of course, the leaps, spins, and extraordinary moves of the company all performed to Tchaikovsky’s complete and incomparable score. 

Tickets start at $28.00. Platinum Experience tickets feature artist Meet N Greet and branded gift items; Gold Circle Gift Packages include branded gift items. Groups of ten or more and Girl Scout troops receive discounts by calling 800-320-1733. Discounts for Seniors 65+, Active and Inactive Armed Services, and Motorclub members are available from www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets .  Single tickets in Philadelphia are available on June 5 at www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets or call the Annenberg Center BO 215-898-3900. 

Local Audition Information Coming Soon for Moscow Ballet's 2017 Philadelphia Performances!

For 20 years, Pennsylvania School of the Performing Arts, voted the # 1 Best Dance Studio in Bucks County, has served as Bucks County's premier training ground for young dancers and performers.  The award-winning school offers professional-level training in an encouraging, nurturing, and family-like studio environment.PSPA is best known for its renowned young children's dance "Creative" program offering fun classes in The Angelina Ballerina Dance Academy, ballet, hip hop, tap, and Broadway-style jazz, as well as its high quality pre-professional training that has gone on to produce some of Broadway and ballet's top performers today! With class offerings in ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, contemporary, modern, voice, and acting taught by industry top professionals, there are endless opportunities to explore for dancers of all ages!

Metropolitan Ballet Academy combines professional expertise with a genuine sensitivity to children and an appreciation of the special needs of the young dancer. Lessons in Classical Ballet technique are combined with exercises designed to foster musical awareness. Within a positive and encouraging atmosphere, children are taught to develop their unique artistic qualities. Aspects of many ballet schools (Vagonova, Bournonville, Balanchine) are incorporated into the more advanced lessons and supported by the teaching of actual repertoireMaster classes from working professionals in a variety of dance disciplines (Modern, Jazz, etc.) are offered throughout year as well as an inspiring and challenging 5-week summer intensive program and many of our area’s most well-known dance professionals visit as guest faculty. Summer program classes include ballet, pointe, men’s technique, variations, partnering and repertoire as well as character, modern & jazz. Metropolitan offers all students high-quality, professional training with outstanding faculty. Serious students and advanced dancers are supported with additional opportunities, including work with nationally-recognized choreographers, performances with Metropolitan Ballet Company and other regional companies, participation in Youth America Grand Prix, and more.

About the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

Founded in 1971, the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts is one of the nation's foremost urban performing arts centers on a major university campus, serving as a cultural destination in Philadelphia and connecting regional audiences and the University through a broad range of programs in theatre, music and dance. In fulfillment of its mission, the Annenberg Center engages world-renowned and emerging artists who express adventuresome perspectives on contemporary issues and timeless ideas and who further the Annenberg Center's commitment to artistic and intellectual excellence, diversity and education for adult, student and family audiences.