Moscow Ballet

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Cupertino (San Jose), CA

Performances

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker 2015  
Friday, December 18, 2015 - 4:00 pm alt
Friday, December 18, 2015 - 8:00 pm alt
Flint Center  

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Moscow Ballet’s award-winning dancers bring the holiday season to life in Cupertino, CA!


altTickets on sale now in Cupertino for Moscow Ballet’s celebrated Great Russian Nutcracker at Flint Center on Friday December 18, 4:00pm and 8:00pm. 

The ultimate holiday tradition for the youngest to the seniors in every family, seeing Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker creates holiday memories that last a lifetime. Moscow Ballet’s company of almost 40 dancers is the only internationally touring ballet group to perform to critical acclaim in over 75 North American cities annually. The renowned, award-winning principal dancers and corps de ballet thrill audiences with their expertise, dramatic expression and stunning leaps, drops and turns. The production is known for its dedication to world peace placing Act II in the “Land of Peace and Harmony,” featuring a cannon that shoots roses and a stunning 2-dancer “Dove of Peace” with a 20’ wingspan. All ages feel the spirit of the season at Great Russian Nutcracker performances through the beauty of romantic hand-sewn costumes, 9 shimmering backdrops with authentic splashes of Russian history and fanciful effects such as; life-sized Matrushka (Nesting) Dolls; a 3-headed Rat King and a Troika Sleigh ride through the magical Snow Forest (with falling snow) escorted by Father Christmas and Snow Maiden.

Tickets start at $30.00. Groups of ten or more and Girl Scout troops receive discounts by calling 800-320-1733. Seniors 65+, Military and AAA discounts are available at the theater box office with appropriate identification.For Gold Circle Gift Package and single tickets call Ticketmaster 800-745-3000 or go to www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets.


Local Audition Information Coming Soon for Moscow  Ballet's 2015 Performances!


Moscow Ballet “Dance with Us” Audition Director Mariia Skoruk will be in town to rehearse and work one-on-one with 60 student dancers, who are selected to perform side-by-side with the professional company of 40 Russian dancers, from October 18 to 21. Students are cast in ancillary roles of Party Children, Mice, Snowflakes, Angels, and more. Applicants must be between 7 and 16 years old, have at least one year of ballet training, dress in dance attire and may bring Pointe shoes. The experience of working and performing with professional ballerinas is often a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for aspiring dancers. “The payoff at the end of the rehearsals is the opportunity to be part of Christmas magic, to dance under shimmering lights with award-winning Russian dancers against exquisite hand-painted sets. It’s great for the kids. They get to dance in a professional production,” affirms Margaret Engle of Dance City Productions FL.

The Saratoga School of Dance provides a family oriented, child friendly, environment for students ranging in age from 16 months to adults of all ages. While the main emphasis is on age appropriate technique, this is not a competition school and equal importance is given to providing a fulfilling, fun environment for young dancers. Students are, however, well grounded in formal technique and are fully prepared to go to a competitive program should they choose.


"Steeped in Russian flavor."
New York Times


altThe Flint Center for the Performing Arts at De Anza College is named for Calvin C. Flint, the first president and superintendent of the Foothill-De Anza District, of which De Anza College is a part.

The venue hosts a wide range of performances by musicians, speakers, and dancers, as well as community events for the greater San Jose region.

 


 

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