Moscow Ballet

Moscow Ballet

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St. Louis, MO

Performances

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker 2014  
Tuesday, December 02, 2014 - 7:00 pm alt
Peabody Opera House Moscow Ballet discounts do not apply to this performance.

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


altMoscow Ballet’s acclaimed Great Russian Nutcracker will be at the Peabody Opera House on Tuesday, December 2nd, 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!

 


Open Auditions Friday, Sept. 12th for Dance Students in St Louis, MO!


altMoscow Ballet announces open auditions on Friday, September 12th, at 5:30 PM for student dancers ages 7 to 16 years at The Art of Dance and Classical Ballet, 9971-9973 Wing Haven Blvd, O'Fallon MO 63368.

Moscow Ballet’s “Dance with Us” Audition Director Carolina Siscanu 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 Dec 2, 7:00pm at the Peabody Opera House in St Louis. Moscow Ballet is pleased to work with The Art of Dance and Classical Ballet 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 Fort Myers FL.Register at www.nutcracker.com/youth-auditions/sign-up-to-audition . More info 636-698-2247 or JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING .

The Art of Dance and Classical Ballet dance studio has a rich history of educating dancers from beginners at a young age to dedicated performers in company classes to those who purely want to enjoy dance expression.  The studio offers a wide range of classes including Yap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Baton, Lyrical, Classical ballet, Tumbling, Musical Theater, Dance Team/Pom and Princess Pre-school.  There are both boys and girls in the classes and ages from 3 years to 63 years.  At this studio we learn to dance one step at a time!


Public is invited to Moscow Ballet “Meet the Masters” in St Louis at Madison’s Dancewear Sat, Sep 13, 11:00-12:30pm


altMoscow Ballet soloist Vanessa Hehn will give demonstrations and photo opportunities

(Berkshires, MA) Sep 5, 2013Moscow Ballet invites the public to “Meet the Masters” on Saturday, Sept. 13th, at 11:00am – 12:30pm at Madison’s Dancewear, 161 Long Road, Suite 100, Chesterfield, MO 63005. Meet Moscow Ballet ballerina Vanessa Hehn who will demonstrate the art of wearing and caring for pointe slippers and pose for photo opportunities. The event offers dancewear discounts and over 20 Moscow Ballet prizes for participants. One hundred dance lovers attended the first “Meet the Masters” event in Tampa, FL and more events are planned in cities across the country.

Call 636.537.5456 for more info. 


"Experience the combination of strength, grace, elegance."
Minneapolis Star Tribune


altThe Peabody Opera House and its 3,500-seat main theater were completed in 1934 as part of the Municipal Auditorium complex that included the 9,300-seat Convention Hall that later became known as Kiel Auditorium. Construction on the Convention Hall was not completed until 1936. The Opera House features six to seven venues, including an ornate main theatre with approximately 3,500 seats and a two-story front lobby (constructed entirely of Tennessee and Ste. Genevieve marble), four small side theaters or halls (with a capacity of up to 700 seats each), an exposition hall, basement restaurant/bar space, offices, dressing rooms and other support spaces for the facility.

During its height of activity, the Opera House attracted the world's finest performers, including concert artists, Broadway shows, plays, dance companies, symphonies, blues, jazz, country-western, rock, grand opera and light opera. It also presented several Veiled Prophet balls, choral pageants, civic events and traveling exhibits.


 

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