Moscow Ballet

Moscow Ballet

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Memphis, TN

Performances

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker 2014  
Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 5:00 PM  alt
Cannon Center for the Performing Arts  

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


altMoscow Ballet’s acclaimed Great Russian Nutcracker will be at the Cannon Center on Sunday, December 28th at 5:00 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.


Open Auditions Tuesday, Oct. 21st for Dance Students in Memphis, TN!


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Moscow Ballet announces open auditions Tuesday, October 21st, 5:00 PM for student dancers ages 7 to 16 years at Studio B Dance, 2115 Merchants Row, Suite 2, Germantown, TN 38138.

Moscow Ballet’s “Dance with Us” Audition Director Vanessa Hehnwill 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 Cannon Center on Sun Dec 28 5:00pm. Moscow Ballet is pleased to work with Studio B Dance 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: 901-751-1669 or JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING ; www.studiobdances.com

Studio B Dance strives to achieve excellence with each student that enters the studio by providing exceptional training for students of all levels.  Studio B is very passionate about supporting the community and regularly performs at charity events and festivals.  Each year a charity is chosen to support teaching children the importance of paying it forward.  This year the Commission on Missing and Exploited Children (COMEC) is the chosen charity. Studio B was founded in 1939 under the direction of Ms. Debra's Aunt B.  From there, the studio expanded throughout the Bradshaw family to Connecticut, North Carolina, and New Jersey where Debra's mother owned her own studio for over 50 years!  Debra continued in her mother's footsteps by opening her own studio in New Jersey for 3 years before moving to Tennessee.  In 1990, Studio B dance made its debut in Germantown, TN.


"Legendary."
Baltimore Magazine


altThe world-class Cannon Center for the Performing Arts officially opened to rave reviews in January 2003.

The 2,100-seat multi-purpose facility is the home of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra and hosts a multitude of other events including ballet, opera, pop and jazz concerts, touring theatrical productions, children's theater and general sessions for conventions in the Memphis Cook Convention Center.


 

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