|Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker 2013|
|Saturday, December 28 at 3:00 pm|
|Saturday, December 28 at 7:30 pm|
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker is Returning to St. Petersburg!
Moscow Ballet’s celebrated Great Russian Nutcracker will be at St. Petersburg's Mahaffey Theater on Saturday December 28th, at 3:00 & 7:30 pm.
This favorite show for families at the holidays features award-winning Russian dancers and is acclaimed by the press. The story of peace features amazing solo dances by ambassadors from Hispanic, African, Russian, Asian, and European heritages. The 2013 production includes 200 all new, hand-embellished costumes designed by Shakespearean expert Arthur Oliver and created in St Petersburg’s oldest theatrical costume shop. Celebrate the beauty of the holidays and the best of Russian ballet in one grand production of Moscow Ballet’sGreat Russian Nutcracker!
Three Open Auditions Oct. 27th-29th for Dance Students in St. Petersburg, FL!
Moscow Ballet announces open auditions in St. Petersburg, FL.
The first on Sunday, Oct. 27th at Dance Boutique, from 4:00- 5:30 PM, (813.968.8099).
The second on Monday, Oct. 28th at Judith Lee Johnson School of Dance, from 7:00- 8:30 PM (727.550.2110).
The third on Tuesday, Oct. 29th at Sports 4 Girls and Dance Too at 5:00 PM (813.876.4475).
There will also be an audition in Clearwater, FL at Dance and Circus Arts of Tampa Bay Friday, nov. 1st at 6:00 PM (727.432.6612).
Auditions are for student dancers ages 7 to 16 years. Moscow Ballet’s “Dance with Us” Audition Director Svetlana Todinova will be present to select 60 dancers to perform as Party Children, Mice, Snowflakes, Angels, and many more roles in the Great Russian Nutcracker on December 28 at 3 pm and 7:30 pm at The Mahaffey Theater. Applicants must 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. 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.”Register at www.nutcracker.com/youth-auditions/sign-up-to-audition .
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