Current Press Releases

2023 Press Releases

Moscow Ballet Announces Second Annual Summer Intensives for Ballet Students in 11 Cities Coast to Coast

(Berkshires, Mass.) January 30, 2020 – Due to popular demand, Moscow Ballet Soloists Alisa Bolotnikova and Yuriy Kuzo return to lead 11 weeks of intensive classes in Russian ballet for the 2nd summer in U.S. cities from coast to coast. When not on tour, Alisa teaches students at the Kharkov Ballet College, some of whom have been accepted in the Kharkov Opera and Ballet Theatre. Alisa states, “For me, ballet is not just movement and not just technical. Every time I say that you dance with your emotion, all your heart, all your soul.”
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Award-winning Choreographer and Moscow Ballet Master Danseur Touts Peacock of Peace

(PITTSFIELD, Mass.) Nov. 5, 2019Award-winning choreographer and Moscow Ballet danseur Dmitry Omelchenko describes one of this year’s new props as a symbol of peace that unites all people of the world. “This year we integrated our beautiful peacock of peace, which continues the theme of the dove of peace that unites all the nations, races, and religions,” he said. Read more

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker Brings the World to the Stage in 2019

(PITTSFIELD, Mass.) Oct. 29, 2019 – Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is in more than 140 cities in the U.S. and Canada, with three simultaneously performing companies, from November 1 through December 30, 2019. All the world is on stage in Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker, a holiday tradition across the United States and Canada. Featuring the best traditional and innovative artists on stage and behind the scenes, an international team presents the Moscow Ballet Gift of Christmas Tour.  Read more

Moscow Ballet Brings the Gift of Christmas Tour to 140+ Cities from November 1 to December 30, 2019

(Berkshires, Mass.) April 1, 2019Moscow Ballet announces the Gift of Christmas Tour coming to cities large and small, from Boston to Los Angeles, and Vancouver to Miami, with Great Russian Nutcracker performances. In some cities the company will perform Romeo and Juliet. Three companies tour simultaneously from Friday, November 1 to Monday, December 30 performing almost daily. Tickets for most cities go on sale Friday, April 5Read more

Ballet Students 6-18yrs Across the Country Called to Audition for Moscow Ballet Ballerinas to Perform in Great Russian Nutcracker

(Berkshires, MA) September 12, 2017 Ballet Students ages 6 to 18 are invited to audition from now through October 31 for one of Moscow Ballet’s Soloist/Audition Directors at designated Host Dance Studios in 120 cities from coast to coast, including Canada. Read more

Announcing Moscow Ballet’s “Peace and Puppets” 25th Anniversary Tour of Great Russian Nutcracker and Swan Lake coast to coast across North America

(Berkshires, MA) April 25, 2017 – The one and only Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker and classic Swan Lake celebrate 25 years of touring North America bringing world renowned Russian ballets to appreciative audiences in mega cities and small towns. The “2017 Peace and Puppets Tour” features Moscow Ballet’s singular “Dove of Peace” character created by 2 dancers moving as one bird and the company’s whimsical use of puppets of all sizes to represent the 5 major heritages of the world, all to the delight of audience members at performances of the Great Russian Nutcracker. Read more

Anunciando Ballet de Moscú "Paz y Marionetas" 25 Aniversario Tour de Gran Cascanueces Ruso y Lago de Los Cisnes a través de América del Norte

(Berkshires, MA) 4 de mayo de 2017 - El único Ballet de Moscú El Gran Cascanueces Ruso y el clásico Lago de los Cisnes celebran 25 años de gira por América del Norte trayendo ballets rusos de renombre mundial a audiencias apreciativas en mega ciudades y pequeñas ciudades. El "2017 Paz y Marionetas Tour" cuenta con el singular "La Paloma de la Paz" de Moscú Ballet creado por 2 bailarines moviéndose como un pájaro y el uso caprichoso de la compañía de títeres de todos los tamaños para representar los 5 principales herencias del mundo. En 2017 la compañía estrena un títere volador de la paz de la marioneta y más pájaros, comisionado del premiado y renombrado internacional titiritero sudafricano Roger Titley, "Estoy emocionado de traer mis marionetas al gran cascanueces ruso de Ballet de Moscú Read more

Hailing from Mariinsky, Kiev, & more top Russian Schools, Moscow Ballet Dances through 100+ Cities on 2016 tour Nov. 6 to Dec. 30

(Berkshires, MA) Nov. 1, 2016 – Moscow Ballet announces Swan Lake and Great Russian Nutcracker performances featuring Principal Dancers and Balletmasters of the highest caliber and hailing from the world’s top ballet schools. The three tours feature award winning and celebrated Principal Dancers: Ekaterina Alaeva and Kostyantyn Vinovoy on East; Tatiana Nazarkhevich and Andrey Batalov on Central, and Alisa Voronova and Dmitry Kozhemyakin on West, all graduates of the top ballet schools in the world, perform Swan Lake and the Great Russian Nutcracker. Read more

Pre-professional “Musical Wunderkind” Accompany Moscow Ballet Company Live in Cities Coast to Coast

Moscow Ballet proudly presents 20+ Musical Wunderkind violinist and cellist prodigies, critically-acclaimed choirs, and nationally-renowned orchestras who’ll perform with its company in the Great Russian Nutcracker 2016. These pre-professional musicians auditioned to perform as part of Moscow Ballet’s educational Musical Wunderkind program, which focuses on the development and encouragement of talented pre-professional musicians. Many of these young musicians are Concerto Competition winners and all are recognized for their exceptional talent. For example, pre-professional Milwaukee violinist Hannah White has been named "a dose of hope for the future...pure talent approaching perfection... to transport you to a magical place... a national violin virtuoso" by Milwaukee Journal's, Pulitzer Prize Winner Paul Hayes. Read more

Al anunciar Entradas a la venta para Great Russian Nutcracker Ballet de Moscú en mas de cien Ciudades a través de Los Estados Unidos y Canada

(Berkshire, MA) 14 de junio, 2016 - Al anunciar entradas a la venta para Moscow Ballet de Cascanueces Gran Rusa en mas de cien ciudades desde Nueva York a Los Angeles. Directa de Rusia, el clásico Gran Cascanueces Rusa entretener a toda la familia en esta Navidad. La experiencia de la danza excepcional de un grupo de casi 40, un 60 pies cada vez mayor árbol de Navidad, nuevos y espectaculares trajes hechos a mano por el diseñador residente Arthur Oliver, y conjuntos impresionantes pintado a mano en Rusia y diseñado por el multi-premio de la Academia nominado Carl SpragueRead more