Moscow Ballet

Moscow Ballet

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Springfield, MO

Performances

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker 2014  
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Gillioz Theatre  

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


altMoscow Ballet’s acclaimed Great Russian Nutcracker will be at the Gillioz Theatre on Monday, December 8th at 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 Gillioz BO 417-863-9491 or go to www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets.


Open Auditions Thursday, Sept. 25th for Dance Students in Springfield, MO!


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Moscow Ballet announces open auditions on Thursday, September 25th, at 5:00 PM for student dancers ages 7 to 16 years at Point Performing Arts, 3657 South Ave., Springfield, MO 65807.

Moscow Ballet’s “Dance with Us” Audition Director 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  Mon, Dec 8, 7:00pm at the Gillioz Theatre in Springfield. Moscow Ballet is pleased to work with Point Performing Arts  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 . Info 417-885-8010 or  JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING .

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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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.

 

 


 

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