Moscow Ballet

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Detroit, MI

Performances

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker 2014  
Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 3:00 PM alt
Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 7:00 PM alt
Detroit Fox Theatre  

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


altMoscow Ballet’s acclaimed Great Russian Nutcracker will be at the Detroit Fox Theatre on Sunday, December 21st at 3:00 & 7:00 PM.

Exclusive to the Great Russian Nutcracker is the stunning Dove of Peace, with 20ft wingspan, and created by 2 dancers moving as one; Russian folk legends Father Christmas/Ded Moroz and Snow Maiden/Snegurochka who escort Masha and Nutcracker Prince to the Land of Peace and Harmony; life-sized Matrushka Dolls; and whimsical 10ft tall silk puppets. New in 2014 is an authentic Russian Christmas puppet play and Masha’s magical Toy Cabinet. Wearing intricately detailed costumes, many with shimmering Swarovski crystals, the award-winning principal dancers and corps de ballet bring Tchaikovsky’s master score and the holiday season to life!

Groups of ten or more and Girl Scout troops receive discounts; call 800-320-1733. For VIP and single tickets call Ticketmaster 800-345-7000 or go to www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets.


Two Open Auditions this October for Dance Students in Detroit, MI!


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Moscow Ballet announces two open auditions for the Detroit area:

Thursday, October 23rd, at 5:00 pm at Performers Edge Dance Co, 133 West Main St, Northville, MI

Friday, October 24th, at 5:00 pm at MDM Dance Project, 6060 Collection Dr, Shelby Twp, MI.

Moscow Ballet’s “Dance with Us” Audition Director Olga Aru will be present to select 60 student dancers to perform side-by-side with the professional company of 40 Russian dancers. Students are cast in ancillary roles of Party Children, Mice, Snowflakes, Angels, and more. They will perform in the Great Russian Nutcrackerat the Detroit Fox Theatre on Sun, Dec 21, 3:00 & 7:00pm. Moscow Ballet is pleased to work with MDM Dance Project and Performers Edge Dance Company to make the open audition, rehearsals and performances possible.  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. Register at www.nutcracker.com/youth-auditions/sign-up-to-audition . More info: 248-349-1111, JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING . Casting fee $50. 

MDM Dance Project, formerly Andrea Redman Dance Academy,gives the highest quality dance training in a positive and encouraging atmosphere. All students receive the same quality training whether they are dancing for fun, or wish to become a professional dancer.

 


"[Dancers] executed their solos with aristocratic finesse."
Cleveland Plain Dealer


altThe Fox Theatre was constructed in 1928, as the first movie palace in the world to be equipped with sound systems for films. It presented feature-length films, shorts, orchestra performances, and later hosted some of the biggest names in showbiz history—Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., and Shirley Temple—as well as the famed Radio City Christmas Spectacular and Irving Berlin's White Christmas. Today, the Fox Theatre is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as an exquisite backdrop for a variety of live productions, including another renowned Christmas show—Moscow Ballet’s incredible, critically acclaimed Great Russian Nutcracker.

 

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