Moscow Ballet

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Rosemont (Chicago), IL

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Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker 2014  
Sunday, December 07, 2014 - 3:00 pm alt
Sunday, December 07, 2014 - 7:00 pm alt
Rosemont Theatre 800.745.3000

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


altMoscow Ballet’s acclaimed Great Russian Nutcracker will be at the Rosemont Theatre on Sunday, December 7th 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 Ticketmaster 800-345-7000 or go to www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets.

 

Two Open Auditions This August for Dance Students in Rosemont, IL!


Moscow Ballet announces 2 open auditions for local student dancers to perform in the Great Russian Nutcracker.

First on Friday, August 22nd, at 4:30 PM for student dancers ages 7 to 16 years at Dance Quest, 14511 S Van Dyke Rd, Plainfield, IL 60544.

The second on Wednesday, August 27th, at 4:30 PM at SPACE 3433 W. Peterson Ave., Chicago, IL 60659.

A total of 60 student dancers will be selected to perform side-by-side with the professional company of 40 Russian dancers. Audition Director Olga Aru will be in town September 6 to 9 to rehearse the young cast. Students are cast in ancillary roles of Party Children, Mice, Snowflakes, Angels, and more. They will perform in the Great Russian Nutcracker Sun, Dec 7, 300 and 7:00pm at Rosemont Theatre in Rosemont. Moscow Ballet is pleased to work with SPACE Conservatory in 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 contact Director Altin Naska 773-463-1220 or JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING .                 

SPACE is the Chicago Host Dance Studio for Moscow Ballet. It is a European style performing arts conservatory, with the dance department run by Altin Naska, that provides classes in the performing arts for beginning level students up to advanced students and professionals. SPACE' students succeed in anything they set their heart and mind to given the opportunity to get the best coaching. At the SPACE Dance Program children discover and learn a lot about self-awareness, imagination and ideas with movement experience. Moreover, the program can develop awareness of the movement elements such as body, space, time and force.The SPACE philosophy is that the movement experience is an important creative art.


 

"Spectacular dancing...kaleidoscope of colorful costuming."
Minneapolis-St. Paul Pioneer Press


 

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Akoo Theatre at Rosemont (formerly Rosemont Theatre) has become one of the most popular of its kind in the country since opening its doors in 1995. Located in the Rosemont region of Chicago, the theater is constantly hosting Broadway and other theater productions, concerts, corporate events, and private parties. It boasts a superior sound system and grandiose interior.

Performers to grace the Rosemont stage have included Barry Manilow, Johnny Mathis, and Stevie Nicks, as well as Broadway productions of Mamma Mia! and the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.

 

 

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