Moscow Ballet

Moscow Ballet

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Fort Myers, FL

Performances

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker 2014
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Monday, December 29, 2014 - 7:00 pm alt
Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall  

Moscow Ballet’s award-winning dancers bring the holiday season to life in Ft. Myers, FL!


altMoscow Ballet’s acclaimed Great Russian Nutcracker will be at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall on Monday, December 29th at 3:00 PM & 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 Mann BO 800-440-7469 or 239-481-4849 or go to www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets.


Open Auditions Saturday, Sept. 20th for Dance Students in Ft. Myers, FL!


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Moscow Ballet announces open auditions on Saturday, September 20th at 1:00 PM for student dancers ages 7 to 16years at Angelic Academy, 27771 Tennessee Street, Bonita Springs, FL 34135.

Moscow Ballet’s “Dance with Us” Audition Director Carolina Siscanu 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 Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall on Mon Dec 293 & 7pm. Moscow Ballet is pleased to work with Angelic Academy 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 Charlottesville Ballet School. Register at www.nutcracker.com/youth-auditions/sign-up-to-audition . More info: 239-470-1535 or JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING

Angelic Academy offers students dance and various forms of performing arts providing fun and rewarding activities and helping students grow as individuals. Instructors provide positive reinforcement to help students develop their talents. Owner Lara Demetriades has a life-long passion for the arts and studied ballet, jazz, lyrical, modern, tap, baton, vocal, drama and modeling. She has over 40 years of performing, directing and teaching experience and has directed many award winning teams, soloists and title winners at regional, national and international levels. At Angelic Academy there are programs and classes for all ages and levels and the staff is trained to use positive reinforcement along with correct technique to bring out the best in each student.


"Legendary."
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The Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall is located on the campus of Edison State College. It regularly hosts college and community events, as well as theater and dance productions, concerts, and more. The Hall is also home to the annual Edison Pops Concert Series.


 

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