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Memphis, TN


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

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. Tickets on sale soon!

Local Audition Information Coming Soon for Moscow Ballet's 2014 Performances!

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.”

The Dance Academy of Bartlett is the premier dance education studio in the Memphis area. Offering classes for children ages 3 and up, teaching methods are the perfect compromise of education and enjoyment. Instruction includes Ballet, Pointe, Lyrical, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, and Tumbling.Under ownership of Tracy Spencer Hannon since 1997, the studio have quadrupled enrollment and students have performed on Carnival Cruise Lines, with Moscow Ballet, on college dance teams, as members of the halftime dance team during the Liberty Bowl, in a variety of festivals and parades, and in numerous competitions and dance conventions. Individual students have won scholarships to regional and national dance conventions, performed in national youth dance companies in New York City and Las Vegas, and have been accepted into college dance programs.

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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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