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Performances

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker 2015  
Sunday, December 13, 2015 - 1:00 pm alt
Sunday, December 13, 2015 - 5:00 pm alt
Crouse Hinds Theater at the Oncenter  

Tickets go on sale April 6th for Moscow Ballet’s acclaimed Great Russian Nutcracker at Syracuse’ Crous Hinds Theater at the Oncenter Sunday, Dec 13.


altTickets go on sale Monday, April 6th in Syracuse for Moscow Ballet’s celebrated Great Russian Nutcracker at Crous Hinds Theater at the Oncenter on Sunday, December 13th, 1:00pm matinee and 5:00pm. 

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 Ticketmaster 800-745-3000 or go to www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets.


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


Moscow Ballet’s “Dance with Us” Audition Director Olga Aruwill 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. 

Dance Centre North celebrates over 25 years of training students in dance for performance expertise on the stage and working annually with Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker! Through the discipline of classical ballet training,Dance Centre Northstudents have gained not only these qualities, but also the ability to integrate these skills into both academic education and future endeavors. Cathy Napolitano-Mucci (Director/Instructor)has a multi-faceted background of dance training which includes seminars and master classes with such noted artist’s as Irina Kolpakova and Janina Cunova on the Russian Ballet technique at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Dance Center North offers leveled training for all ages starting with Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet and up through pre-professional Classical Ballet, Pointe/Variations, Pas de Deux, Men’s & Boy’s Ballet, Modern/Contemporary, Jazz/Theatre Dance, Tap and Body Conditioning. And the DCN training includes established and proven professional faculty with worldwide company, college and university affiliations, as well as Broadway and regional production experience.


"[Moscow Ballet's] Russian ballet style is elegant, expansive."
New York Times


altA three-city-block facility located in the heart of Syracuse, New York, The Oncenter, an SMG managed facility, has flexible meeting, convention, banquet and event space to accommodate groups and functions of all sizes.

Since the opening of the War Memorial Arena in 1951, to the harmonious addition of the John H.  Mulroy Civic Center Theaters in 1975, to the building of the Nicholas J. Pirro Convention Center in 1992, the Oncenter has been the entertainment and conference preference of local, regional and National attendees. 


 

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