2019 National Tour

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 5

For Immediate Release 

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

Great Russian Nutcracker Tickets Go on Sale Friday, April 5 

Moscow Ballet's Gift of Christmas Tour

Contact: Sally Michael Keyes 413.445-4826 [email protected]/Gabry Tyson 413.200.9511 [email protected]

All NEW high resolution images and video: www.nutcracker.com/promo  

(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 5

Moscow Ballet's Kissy Doll & HarlequinMoscow Ballet makes Christmas come alive with a holiday performance that delights all ages. From the life-sized Kissy Doll to the towering, red-eyed Rat King, audiences are wide-eyed; from the Russian Troika Sleigh bringing Masha and Prince to the Land of Peace and Harmony, exclusive to Moscow Ballet’s version, all ages are enchanted; and from 10 foot tall dancing puppets to internationally award winning best ballet performers, audiences know this is a once in a lifetime experience. Go to www.nutcracker.com for tickets for the whole family.

The Great Russian Nutcracker features award-winning Principal Ballerinas and Danseurs from the top ballet academies in Russia and a large corps de ballet. Three groups travel simultaneously to 140+ cities across the US and in Canada in November and December.

Moscow Ballet Nutcracker Prince in Great Russian NutcrackerIn addition to the Great Russian Nutcracker and other classic ballet performances, Moscow Ballet advocates for Community Engagement in the arts and sends advance dancers to tour cities. These dancers audition local ballet students for children’s roles in the performances, click Dance-with-Us for more information about this program. The dancers also audition local Musical Wunderkind to accompany the Principal Ballerina in a special pre-performance duet of Saint Saens Dying Swan, and they execute the New Horizons – A Children’s Program for Life program which engages school children and youth groups in interactive arts awareness. All programs provided gratis.

Moscow Ballet Spanish Variation in Great Russian NutcrackerMoscow Ballet – 2019 marks the 27th annual North American tour of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Romeo and Juliet and more classic Russian ballets. In many tour cities Moscow Ballet implements its signature Community Engagement programs, “Dance with Us,” “New Horizons – A Children’s Program for Life,  and Musical Wunderkind, engaging American children of all ages and abilities in interactive art experiences. www.moscowballet.com. Principal dancers include Iryna Borysova, recipient of Bronze from Kiev’s International Ballet Competition;   Alexandra Elagina  noted as “brimful with feeling” by NYTimes Chief Dance Critic  Alastair Macaulay; and Natalia Gubanova, graduate of the St Petersburg Vaganova Ballet Academy. Kostyantyn Vinovoy has been named Honored Artist of Ukraine; Sergey Klyatchin, 2017 Gold Prize winner of Italy’s Teatro Greco Festival; Rustem Imangaliyev won Best Arabesque at Russia’s International Ballet Competition in Perm.

Talmi Entertainment- is the exclusive representation for Moscow Ballet’s North American Tour which occurs annually in more than 130 cities, from NYC to LA, and Miami to Calgary. Under Talmi Entertainment management, Moscow Ballet delivers unparalleled Russian artistry in the classic story ballets Great Russian Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Swan Lake and more. Talmi Entertainment was founded by Akiva Talmi;  producer, composer and recipient of the Metropolitan Opera Guild, Richard Rodgers, and Leonard Bernstein Awardswww.talmientertainment.com. 

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