Moscow Ballet

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Idaho Falls, ID


Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker 2014  
Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 3:00 pm alt
Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 7:00 pm alt
Colonial Theatre  

Moscow Ballet’s award-winning dancers bring the holiday season to life in Idaho Falls, ID!

altMoscow Ballet’s acclaimed Great Russian Nutcracker will be at the Colonial Theatre on Saturday, November 22nd 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 Colonial Theater BO 208-522-0471 or go to

Open Auditions Thursday, August 7th for Dance Students in Idaho Falls, ID!

Moscow Ballet announces open auditions on Thursday, August 7th, 1:00 pm for student dancers ages 7 to 16 years at Dance Tech Academy, 2613 E. 14th St., North, Idaho Falls, ID.

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 Nutcracker Nov 22, 3:00 and 7:00pm at the Colonial Theater in Idaho Falls. 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. Former Somerville NJ Gotta Dance student Hillary-Marie Michael, now director of Jersey Tap Fest, says, “From start to finish … it is an excellent way for dancers to understand both the discipline and fun involved in a professional ballet production.”

Dance Tech Academy (DTA) is a premier dance school serving the Idaho Falls, ID area. DTA is in its 28th year, and specializes in many styles of dance including ballet/pointe, modern, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, hip hop, tap, clogging, and fitness classes. Students at Dance Tech range from ages 2 – adult, and instruction is offered for beginning through advanced level dancers. In 2008, DTA moved into a beautiful new location with 4 large studios, allowing them to offer more classes and times. Dance Tech instructors are highly qualified and have received training from university programs and dance companies all over the U.S. Dance Tech Academy focuses on giving its students a well-rounded dance education to prepare them for university programs, professional dance companies, or wherever else their dance careers may take them.

POSTED: 10:40 PM MDT Aug 07, 2014


IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - A principal dancer from the Moscow Ballet was in Idaho Falls today to audition local dancers for a future performance. The ballerinas at Dance Tech Academy are auditioning for The Great Russian Nutcracker. Read more..

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The Idaho Falls Arts Council is a private nonprofit organization which owns and operates: The Colonial Theater, The Willard Arts Center and the ARTitorium on Broadway. There mission is to educate our community and enrich its quality of life by promoting, advocating and presenting a broad spectrum of visual and performing arts in eastern Idaho.

The Idaho Falls Arts Council promotes local member arts organizations, artists and their events. They also founded and promote the Idaho Falls Cultural District.


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