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Syracuse, NY

Performances

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker 2014  
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 7:00 pm alt
Crouse Hinds Theater at the Oncenter  

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


altMoscow Ballet’s acclaimed Great Russian Nutcracker will be at Crouse Hinds Theater at the Oncenter on Tuesday, December 16th 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 Ticketmaster 800-345-7000 or go to www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets.


Open Auditions Saturday, Sept. 20th for Dance Students in Syracuse, NY!


Moscow Ballet announces open auditions on Saturday, September 20th, at 2:00 PM for student dancers ages 7 to 16 years at Dance Centre North, 101 W. Malloy Rd., Mattydale, NY 13211.

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. They will perform in the Great Russian Nutcrackerat Crouse Hinds Theater at the Oncenter on Tue Dec 16,7:00pm. Moscow Ballet is pleased to work with Dance Centre North 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 . More info: 315-455-8641 or JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING

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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