Nutcracker Ballet - Tacoma (WA)

Broadway Center's Pantages Theater
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Announcing Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker Premiering in Tacoma at Broadway Center's Pantages Theater on November 9 ~ Tickets On Sale Now

The one and only Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker will premiere in Tacoma on Thursday, November 9, 7:00 pm at Broadway Center's Pantages Theater. 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 .  Single tickets in Tacoma are available now at or call the Broadway Center's BO 253.591.5894. 

Tacoma area Ballet Students Called to Audition for Moscow Ballet’s Anastasiya Monday, September 11 at Host Studio Dance Theatre Northwest

Tacoma area ballet students ages 7 to 17 are invited to audition on Monday, September 11, 5:30pm for Moscow Ballet Soloist and Audition Director Anastasiya Hnatyshyn at Host Dance Studio Dance Theatre Northwest, 2811 Bridgeport Way West, Suite 24, University Place, WA 98466 .  The Moscow Ballet audition is open to students from dance studios across the city with a minimum one year of ballet training.

Ballerina Anastasiya 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. Anastaiya also 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 .

The selected children will perform in the Great Russian Nutcracker Nov 9, 7:00pm at Broadway Center's Pantages Theater. Find Tickets here .  

Dance Theatre Northwest, founded by Melanie Kirk-Stauffer, Artistic Director, is an award winning 501-c-3 nonprofit school and performing company that has been serving the Greater Pierce County Community for 30 years. DTNW’s mission is to provide quality, ballet-based, American contemporary and classical dance performance and ballet-based dance education, and to offer communities in the Pacific Northwest the opportunity to experience dance as an important art form.

About The Broadway Center’s Pantages Theater

The Broadway Center is recognized for its leadership in presenting world-class performing artists, providing one of the largest performing arts education programs in Washington State - serving over 40,000 students, teachers, and parents annually in the South Sound, including deep levels of service with its Kennedy Center Partners, the Bethel, Puyallup, and Tacoma School Districts - and preserving Tacoma's historic theaters.

The Broadway Center is proud to provide a vital home to Tacoma's Resident Arts Organizations that form the core of the performing arts in the South Puget Sound region: Northwest SinfoniettaPuget Sound RevelsTacoma City BalletTacoma Concert BandTacoma OperaSymphony Tacoma; and Tacoma Youth Symphony Association.