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 Alisa Bolotnikova arrives in York on Sunday, September 23 at 12:30pm to audition local dance students for roles in the Great Russian Nutcracker!
Alisa Bolotnikova will audition and rehearse children ages 6 to 17 years with at least 1 year of ballet training. Local children will meet and work one-on-one with talented Moscow Ballet Soloist/Audition Directors who have toured the world; have degrees in Masters of Choreography, Economics and Journalism; won awards at International Ballet Competitions, and performed with super stars including Svetlana Zakharova, Diana Vyshneva and Vladimir Vasiliev! 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 Greater Dover Dance Academy 50 Butter Road Dover PA 17315. Sign up to audition today at www.nutcracker.com/auditions
The selected children will perform in the Great Russian Nutcracker Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 7:00 pm, at Pullo Family Performing Arts Center. Buy Tickets.
Greater Dover Dance Academy (GDDA) is entering its 20th year of providing excellent dance training to youth in the Dover/York area! GDDA offers a strong ballet program as well as other contemporary styles. Alumni of GDDA have gone on to professional dance careers, been granted scholarships to reputable university dance programs, and become dance instructors and directors. Greater Dover Dance Academy strives to instill a balance of technical discipline and joy of movement in young dancers. Whether a career-minded student or a recreational dancer, each individual is given the opportunity to pursue their interests in dance, reach his/her full potential, and experience the joy of dance! The studio’s goal is for all dancers to gain the knowledge, confidence, and accomplishment of quality dance training in a friendly, professional atmosphere. The studio also strives to instill discipline, character, respect, kindness, and creative expression in all students.