Nutcracker Ballet - Springfield (MO)

Performances
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
Gillioz Theatre
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 7:00 pm
T: 417.863.9491

Announcing Moscow Ballet’s Dove of Peace Tour in Springfield!

 

Experience Moscow Ballet’s Dove of Peace Tour  presenting world class ballerinas and danseurs in over 100 cities across North America this holiday season. CNNspoke with Producer Akiva Talmi about the ballet’s unique Dove of Peace character which was inspired by Bolshoi Principal Artists’ performance in NYC in 1957, and first presented by Moscow Ballet as a single ballerina costumed in 2 lightly feathered wings. Talmisays, “Masha flies on the wings of the Dove of Peace around the world seeking peace and harmony. She goes to France, Italy, Africa -- all around the world, and she finds peace and harmony through love.” In Act II Masha and her Nutcracker Prince arrive in the “Land of Peace and Harmony” (traditionally called the Land of Sweets) and celebrate the great heritages of the world including African, Asian, European, Hispanic and Slavic

Local Audition Information Coming Soon for Moscow Ballet's 2018 Springfield Performances!

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About the Gillioz Theatre

The restoration of the Gillioz Theatre was completed in October 2006, eighty years after the original opening. In its early years, the Gillioz was Springfield’s premier entertainment venue, hosting a number of movie premiers and vaudeville shows. Both the lobby and auditorium have been restored to their original 1926 condition.

With a seating capacity of 1130, 690 on Orchestra level, and 440 in the Balcony, The Gillioz offers Springfield a perfect sized venue for many events.