Nutcracker Ballet - Asheville (NC)

Performances
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
Thomas Wolfe Auditorium at the U.S. Cellular Center
Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 3:00 pm
Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 7:00 pm
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Audition to Dance with Us in Asheville Saturday, October 12

Date: Saturday, October 12
Time: 9:00 a.m.
MB Host Studio: Center Stage Dance Studio: 38 Rosscraggon Rd., Asheville, NC 28803
Audition Director: Mykhailo Shcherbakov

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is coming to Asheville and the company is looking for local ballet students ages 6 to 18 years for children’sDance with Us party students roles. Local youth can audition to be Party Children, Small Mice, Snowflakes, Russian Snow Maidens and more roles through Moscow Ballet’s community engagement “Dance with Us” program. Auditions are led by a Moscow Ballet company member/pedagogue in each performance city this fall. The “Dance with Us” program has brought over 100,000 aspiring ballerinas and ballerinos on stage with the professionals over the past 27 years. Auditions are free (although there may be a casting fee and a minimal rehearsal fee), hand-sewn costumes are provided, and dress rehearsal is on stage with the Russian company the day of the performance.

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The Gift of Christmas Tour Comes to Asheville Sunday, December 1

Moscow Ballet brings the Gift of Christmas Tour to Asheville with Great Russian Nutcracker performances bringing holiday magic to life and creating unforgettable memories for all ages. The company performs at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium at the U.S. Cellular Center on Sun., Dec. 1, 3:00 p.m. matinee and 7:00 p.m.  

Moscow Ballet makes Christmas gift giving easy with the holiday performance that delights all ages…from the life-sized Kissy Doll to the fierce, red-eyed Rat King; and the Russian Troika Sleigh bringing Masha through the Snow Forest to the Land of Peace and Harmony which is populated with 10 foot tall dancing puppets, exotic flying birds and dancing couples from the world’s five great heritages. 

About Host Studio: Center Stage Dance Studio

Center Stage Dance Studio has been ‘dancing” since 1979 and offers classes in a variety of styles for children ages 3 to 18. It is Western North Carolina’s top rated dance facility and is unique among dance studios in the area; all faculty hold degrees in dance or early childhood education, have danced with a professional company or maintain membership in Dance Masters of America. Founder Michele Lee remains committed to offering the highest quality dance education to students. The success of Center Stage lies in maintaining positive relationships with students and forming a life-long love of dance.  Many former students now bring their children to Center Stage!

About the U.S. Cellular Center

The U.S. Cellular Center is the largest event venue located in downtown Asheville, nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. With a history dating back over one hundred years, these facilities have played host to a variety of events, including concerts, meetings, trade shows, professional conferences and conventions, athletic competitions, and artistic performances.

From Celtic Woman to Jerry Seinfeld, from leadership summits to the Southern Conference Basketball Tournament, the U.S. Cellular Center is sure to have the perfect space for your event.