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Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker 2014  
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 3:00 pm alt
Donald L. Tucker Civic Center at FSU  
850.583.4871 charge by phone, 7 days a week, 8AM-10 PM Box office hours M-F 10AM-5:30PM

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

altMoscow Ballet’s acclaimed Great Russian Nutcracker will be at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center at FSU on Wednesday, December 31st at 3:00 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 Charge by phone call: 850.583.4871, 7 days a week, 8AM-10 PM. Box office hours M-F 10AM-5:30PM

Open Auditions Wednesday, Oct. 29th for Dance Students in Tallahassee, FL!


Moscow Ballet announces open auditions Wednesday, Oct 29, 6:00pm for student dancers ages 7 to 16 years at Tallahassee Dance Academy, 1409 Maclay Commerce Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32312.

Moscow Ballet’s “Dance with Us” Audition Director Vanessa Hehnwill 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 the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center at FSU Wed, Dec 31, 3:00pm matinee. Moscow Ballet is pleased to work with Tallahassee Dance Academy 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 Dance City Productions FL. Register at . More info: 850-893-3422 or   JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING .

For 30 years Tallahasee Dance Academy (TDA) has established a distinguished history for developing outstanding dancers and performers from the local community. With an array of dance styles to choose from, TDA is proud to offer quality instruction in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, pointe’ and hip hop. Students may begin their training starting at 3 years of age or older. The studio is also one of the few studios in Tallahassee to have an award winning competitive dance program. During the dance year students are encouraged to showcase their abilities, whether it is at dance competitions, school performances, community events or the annual recital. Themission is to instill the love of dance and to inspire the passion for performance.

"The corps dancers are striking to see."
Charleston Today

altThe Donald L. Tucker Civic Center at Florida State University is North Florida's Premiere Entertainment & Convention Center featuring a 12,500 seat arena, Luxury Suites and Club Seats and over 54,000 sq. ft. of meeting and exhibition space plus an arena view restaurant, Spotlight Grille.

The Civic Center hosts a wide variety of concerts, family shows, Broadway shows, and sporting events including FSU Basketball (ACC).



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