Christmas is About Kids!

Christmas is About Kids!

December 14, 2010  |  By Moscow Ballet

“Kids…were wide-eyed with delight.” –Alastair Macaulay, Chief Dance Critic, NY Times (2010)

Here’s to the Happy Spirit of Children that is fundamental to the season! Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker brings wonder, joy and treasured memories to children on the stage and watching the stage across the U.S. and Canada this holiday season. Keep reading to learn more about Moscow Ballet kids and their involvement with the season!

Kids – Win tickets in San Diego!! Go to the San Diego Entertainer and enter your very favorite personal Christmas story. Three lucky winners will receive 2 tickets each to the Dec. 20 (8 p.m. at Copley Symphony Hall) performance of the Great Russian Nutcracker in San Diego! Hurry – all entries must be submitted by noon (Pacific Time) on Dec. 15!

First Place in the Bakersfield Christmas Parade ~ Joy Handy, of J & M Dance Center, hosted young dancers to perform in the Great Russian Nutcracker in Bakersfield, CA and also entered them into the Bakersfield Christmas Parade.
Guess who won First Prize in the Commercial Division….

J & M Dance Center at the Bakersfield (CA) Christmas Parade


Give the Gift that keeps on Giving! Order a portrait of your young dancer in costume as a gift for family and friends. Individual portraits of each student dancer in a Great Russian Nutcracker performance are continually posted. 


Snoopy meets the Nutcracker in Santa Rosa this Saturday, Dec. 18 at 2 and 7:30 p.m.! Snoopy can be found in this hometown of Charles Schulz. And this year he greets Great Russian Nutcracker audiences in the lobby one hour prior to the performances. Bring your camera and memorabilia for autographs!


Save on gifts, tickets and toys! Here are 3 ways to save and still share the memories of a lifetime… active Military can purchase tickets for family and friends at the theatre box office and save up to $12.50 per ticket! And… order hand-crafted Moscow Ballet Nutcracker or Matrushka Dolls online or go to Moscow Ballet’s Facebook store, find the deals and ship directly to friends out of the area!