Nutcracker Ballet - Redding (CA)

Performances
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
Redding Civic Auditorium
Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 3:00 pm
T: 530.229.0022

Announcing Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker Returning to Redding Civic Auditorium on November 5 ~ Tickets On Sale Now

The one and only Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker will return to Redding on Sunday, November 5, 3:00 pm matinee only at Redding Civic Auditorium. Tickets are on sale now. 

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 Redding are available now at www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets or call Redding Civic Auditorium BO 530 229-0022. 

Redding Area Ballet Students Called to Audition for Moscow Ballet’s Anastasiya Hnatyshyn on Saturday, September 23 at Host Studio California Dance Company

Redding area ballet students ages 6 to 18 are invited to audition on Saturday September 23, 9:00 am for Moscow Ballet Soloist and Audition Director Anastasiya Hnatyshyn at Host Dance Studio California Dance Company, 2150 Marx Way #1  Anderson, CA 96007. The Moscow Ballet audition is open to students from dance studios across the city with a minimum one year of ballet training.

Ballerina Anastasiya Hnatyshyn will lead auditions and rehearse the young dancers in their assigned roles. Successful auditionees perform side-by-side with the Moscow Ballet company in the Great Russian Nutcracker in roles that were created exclusively for their age and skill levels such as Party Children, Mice, Snowflakes, Snow Maidens and more. Anastasiya Hnatyshyn leads the young dancers at dress rehearsal with the Russian company the day of the performance. This is often a once-in-a-lifetime experience for aspiring young dancers. The Dance-with-Us program is in its 25th year of auditioning and rehearsing student dancers in each tour city to perform with the professional company. Auditions are free, there may be a casting fee. Sign up to audition today at www.nutcracker.com/auditions.

The selected children will perform in the Great Russian Nutcracker Sunday, November 5, 3:00 pm matinee at Redding Civic Auditorium. Find Tickets here www.nutcracker.com/your-city.

The mission of California Dance Company is to bring a love of dance to all ages by sharing its beauty, power, and vision in fresh and unique ways. The school encourages students to take a dance style they haven’t tried before, find a fun new way to get fit, make new friends, and improve skills in all disciplines,  offering classes for everyone!

Whether a student wants to dance for fun and fitness or is committed to taking skills and passion to the highest levels possible, instructors can help achieve goals. The teachers are all seasoned professionals and performers with a commitment to make each dancer the best they can be. The school instructs students all ages, from 2 to 92, and encourages everyone to attend and share their love of dance.

About the Redding Civic Auditorium

The Redding Civic Auditorium (previously known as the Redding Convention Center) is located near downtown Redding in an open space, surrounded by the beautiful Sacramento River, the Turtle Bay Exploration Park, and the magnificent Sundial Bridge. It accommodates over 2,000 people in plush, cushioned seats. The downstairs area, which consists of orchestra and dress circle, contains 1200 seats. The balconies, which seat people on both the sides and the rear of the theater, have a seating capacity of 822.  The city of Redding, in the county of Shasta, is located at the northern tip of the Central Valley, 160 miles north of Sacramento, with Interstate 5 running through the heart of Redding and Shasta County. Free, paved and lighted parking is available for over 700 vehicles. For additional information on Redding, visit the official City of Redding tourism website at visitredding.org.