Nutcracker Ballet - Rosemont (Chicago) (IL)

Performances
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
Rosemont Theatre
Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 1:00 pm
Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 5:00 pm

Announcing Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker returning to Chicago's Rosemont Theatre on December 3 ~ Tickets On Sale Now

The one and only Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker returns to Chicago Sunday, December 3, 1:00 pm matinee, and 5:00 pm at Rosemont Theatre. 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 Chicago are available April 17 at www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets or call  Ticketmaster 800-745-3000. 

Chicago-Rosemont area Ballet Students Called to Audition for Moscow Ballet Student Roles in September!

Added Auditions! Chicago and Rosemont area ballet students ages 7 to 17 will have more opportunities to audition for Moscow Ballet student roles:  
 
Saturday, September 9, 3:00 pm
Plainfield Dance Academy -  1317 S. US Route 30, Plainfield, IL 60544  
 
Sunday, September 10, 10:00 am  
Shine Bright Dance Studio - 942 Tiffany Rd. A, Antioch, IL 60602.
 
Sunday, September 10, 3:00 pm
Dovetail Studios -   2853 W. Montrose Ave, Chicago IL 60618

This Moscow Ballet audition is open to students from dance studios across the city with a minimum one year of ballet training. Successful auditionees perform side-by-side with the Moscow Ballet company in the Great Russian Nutcracker in roles which were created exclusively for their age and skill levels such as Party Children, Mice, Snowflakes, Snow Maidens and more. Ballerina Anna Radik will lead 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 entirely underwritten by 501c-3 Cultural Resources Foundation. Auditions are free, there may be a casting fee. Sign up to audition today at www.nutcracker.com/youth-auditions using Rosemont-Chicago as your city.

The selected children will perform in the Great Russian Nutcracker Dec 3 at Rosemont TheatreFind Tickets here www.nutcracker.com/your-city .

Anna Radik performs Act I ‘s Kissy Doll role, and the Arabian and Dove of Peace roles in Act II. Upon graduation from the ballet academy, Anna joined Caracalla Dance Theatre in Lebanon and Compania de Dansa de Lisboa in Portugal where she danced for several years. Find out more about Anna

Plainfield Dance Academy Director and Owner Mr. Altin Naska is an internationally known award winning choreographer, dancer, and master teacher, with over three decades of performing and teaching experience in Europe and the United States. He was soloist with Istanbul State Opera and Ballet and Istanbul City Theater in Turkey, also; soloist with Tirana State Opera and Ballet in his native Albania where he graduated from the Albanian Arts Conservatory and studied choreography at the Tirana Institute of Arts. Currently, besides owning and directing PDA, Plainfield Dance Academy Mr. Naska serves in several NFP dance organizations as the Co-Founder and Artistic Director of International Dance Embassy, a organization committed to honor and celebrate culturally diverse forms of dance through presentation, education and support of local artists. Executive and Artistic Director of Wheatland Dance Theater, a youth dance company affiliated with PDA with mission to foster a passion for artistic dance, to increase the community’s cultural awareness, to preserve the artistry of classical ballet, and to offer unique opportunities to student dancers and the local community. Vice President of Ascendence Dance Chicago, a contemporary based dance company dedicated to the design, creation and passion for performances that resonate with anyone in need of healing or inspiration, Director of Cultural Exchange of Dance Chicago, and Artistic and Touring Director of the Stars of Dance Chicago.

About The Rosemont Theatre

The Rosemont Theatre has become one of the most popular of its kind in the country since opening its doors in 1995. Located in the Rosemont region of Chicago, the theater is constantly hosting Broadway and other theater productions, concerts, corporate events, and private parties. It boasts a superior sound system and grandiose interior. Performers to grace the Rosemont stage have included Barry Manilow, Johnny Mathis, and Stevie Nicks, as well as Broadway productions of Mamma Mia! and the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.