Nutcracker Ballet - Winston-Salem (NC)

Performances
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
RJ Reynolds Auditorium
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 7:00 pm
T: 800.745.3000

Announcing Moscow Ballet’s Dove of Peace Tour in Winston Salem!

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

Moscow Ballet Announces Youth Auditions for the “Great Russian Nutcracker” Tuesday, September 4 in Winston Salem

Moscow Ballet’s community engagement program “Dance-with-Us ” brings the historic Russian Vaganova ballet pedagogy to American children in each city on the N American Tour.  Moscow Ballet Audition Director Maria Morari arrives in Winston Salem on Tuesday, September 4 at 4:00 pm to audition local dance students for roles in the Great Russian Nutcracker!

Maria Morari  will audition and rehearse children ages 6 to 17 years with at least 1 year of ballet training. Children’s roles are as Party Children, Mice, Snowflakes, Snow Maidens, and more. Auditions are free, there may be a casting fee. Dress rehearsal is on stage with the Russian company and children’s costumes are provided by Moscow Ballet. Rehearsals run through the fall and take place at Moscow Ballet Host Studio RJ Reynolds High School, Judy Voss Jones Arts Building 301 N. Hawthorne Road Winston-Salem, NC 27104. Sign up to audition today at www.nutcracker.com/auditions

The selected children will perform in the Great Russian Nutcracker Monday, November 26 at 7:00 pm, at RJ Reynolds Auditorium.   Buy Tickets

About the RJ Reynolds Memorial Auditorium

RJ Reynolds Memorial Auditorium opened in 1924. Katharine Smith Reynolds, the widow of R.J. Reynolds donated the funds to build the auditorium and specified that it be used to benefit R.J. Reynolds High School, as well as the community. The Greek revival building stands on the school campus on Hawthorne Road and overlooks the bluffs of historic West End, as well as Hanes Park. In its history, the auditorium has staged performances ranging from Will Rogers to Harry Houdini.