Moscow Ballet

Moscow Ballet

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Tucson, AZ

Performances

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker 2015  
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 - 3:00 pm alt
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 - 7:00 pm alt
Centennial Hall at the University of Arizona  

Tickets go on sale April 10 for Moscow Ballet’s acclaimed Great Russian Nutcracker returning to Tucson's Centennial Theatre on Tue, Dec 22nd

 


altTickets go on sale Friday, April 10 in Tucson for Moscow Ballet’s celebrated Great Russian Nutcracker returning to the Centennial Theatre on Tuesday December 22, 3:00pm matinee and 7:00pm. 

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!


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Moscow Ballet’s “Dance with Us” Audition Director Mariia Skoruk 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. 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.

BreakOut Studios offers a variety of dance and fitness classes for children and adults including jazz, tap, ballet, hip hop, adult dance cardio, zumba, and so much more.  There are 3 beautiful studios and a fitness center totaling nearly 5,000 square feet.  The studio strives to create a welcoming environment where people of all ages and levels can explore their inner dancer.  The studio mission statement is, “Life Moves... Move with it!” so come to Breakout Studios and move!


Cellist Ben Nead accompanies Alisa Voronova in Musical Wunderkind performance in Tucson


altBen Nead is a 16-year-old native of Tucson, Arizona and is currently in the 10th grade at University High School. He has studied cello since the age of four with Tucson Symphony Orchestra’s assistant principal cellist Mary Beth Tyndall. Ben placed both First and Second in Young Artist Competitions with the Civic Orchestra of Tucson, the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra, and the Tucson Symphony Orchestra. He was also a finalist and Bronze Medalist in the Tucson Philharmonia Youth Orchestra’s Young Artist Competition. Ben is a member of Tucson Junior Strings, the Tucson Philharmonia Youth Orchestra and has participated in the Southwest String Quartet summer workshops, Chamber Music in The Mountains, and the Rocky Ridge music camp in Colorado. In 2010, Ben performed in China as the youngest member of the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra. In addition to playing, Ben enjoys composing. This is his 5th year in the Tucson Symphony Orchestra’s Young Composer’s Project under the direction of instructor Ilona Vukovic-Gay. In 2014 Ben will attend the internationally renowned summer music camp, Interlochen, as the Emerson Scholar for Arizona.


"Gloriously colored backdrops...[dancing is] fluid, carefree."
My West Texas—Midland- Odessa


altA historic landmark, the University of Arizona’s “Main Auditorium” was built in 1937. It has played host to many of the greatest performing artists of the past century.

Renovated and renamed in 1985, Centennial Hall has a capacity of 2,526. It is located just inside the University’s Main Gate near the intersection of East University Boulevard and North Park Avenue.

 


 

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