Moscow Ballet

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Springfield, MO

Performances

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker 2015  
Tuesday, December 08, 2015 - 7:00 pm alt
Gillioz Theatre  

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


altTickets are now on sale in Springfield for Moscow Ballet’s celebrated Great Russian Nutcracker at the Gillioz Theatre on Tuesday December 8, 7:00pm. 

The ultimate holiday tradition for the youngest to the seniors in every family, seeing Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker creates holiday memories that last a lifetime. Moscow Ballet’s company of almost 40 dancers is the only internationally touring ballet group to perform to critical acclaim in over 75 North American cities annually. The renowned, award-winning principal dancers and corps de ballet thrill audiences with their expertise, dramatic expression and stunning leaps, drops and turns. The production is known for its dedication to world peace placing Act II in the “Land of Peace and Harmony,” featuring a cannon that shoots roses and a stunning 2-dancer “Dove of Peace” with a 20’ wingspan. All ages feel the spirit of the season at Great Russian Nutcracker performances through the beauty of romantic hand-sewn costumes, 9 shimmering backdrops with authentic splashes of Russian history and fanciful effects such as; life-sized Matrushka (Nesting) Dolls; a 3-headed Rat King and a Troika Sleigh ride through the magical Snow Forest (with falling snow) escorted by Father Christmas and Snow Maiden.

Tickets start at $30.00. Groups of ten or more and Girl Scout troops receive discounts by calling 800-320-1733. Seniors 65+, Military and AAA discounts are available at the theater box office with appropriate identification. For Gold Circle Gift Package and single tickets call Gillioz BO 417-863-9491 or go to www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets.


Local Audition Information Coming Soon for Moscow  Ballet's 2015 Performances!


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Moscow Ballet’s “Dance with Us” Audition Director Mariia Skoruk 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.  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.

POINT Performing Arts is a premiere dance studio offering a variety of styles for all ages and all levels. Whether dancing for fun, for fitness or training, or for a professional career, POINT Performing Arts develops an individualized plan to help everyone reach their goals. At POINT Performing Arts we are pushing the limit, growing, and dancing outside of the box to help everyone realize their potential, refine their gifts and talents, and support all on the journey to the peak, the pinnacle, the POINT! Impacting and enriching lives through artistic development and expression, POINT performing Arts is located at 3657 South Avenue, Springfield, MO 65738, 417-885-8010, Point Performing Arts on Facebook.


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Minneapolis Star Tribune


altThe restoration of the Gillioz Theatre was completed in October 2006, eighty years after the original opening. In its early years, the Gillioz was Springfield’s premier entertainment venue, hosting a number of movie premiers and vaudeville shows. Both the lobby and auditorium have been restored to their original 1926 condition.

With a seating capacity of 1130, 690 on Orchestra level, and 440 in the Balcony, The Gillioz offers Springfield a perfect sized venue for many events.

 

 


Dec, 2014 - Great Russian Nutcracker

What an AMAZING show!  I would go see this again if it was playing tonight! It was that good!alt

Jennifer with iHeartMedia , Springfield, MO

 

 

 

 


 

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