Nutcracker Ballet - Bend (OR)

Tower Theatre
Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 1:00 pm
Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 5:00 pm
T: 541.317.0700

Announcing Moscow Ballet’s Dove of Peace Tour in 100+ Cities across North America! Coming to Bend on Sunday, November 4 Tickets on Sale Friday, May 4, 10 am

Announcing the one and only Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker ~ Dove of Peace Tour! Tickets go on sale Friday, May 4 in Bend.  

The performance will be at the Tower Theatre on Sunday, November 4, 1:00 pm matinee and 5:00 pm. For tickets call the Tower Theatre BO (541) 317-0700 or go to to get the best seats and to find group discounts.

Experience Moscow Ballet’s Dove of Peace Tour, spreading goodwill in over 100 cities across North America this holiday season, and presenting world-class performers; Russian folk legends Father Christmas and Snow Maiden, backdrops hand-painted by Russian masters; and a Dove of Peace with a 20 foot wingspan – the Great Russian Nutcracker brings the Christmas spirit to life for all ages. “Kids wide-eyed with delight!” says The New York Times.

Moscow Ballet Audition Director Olena Pedan arrives in Bend on September 4th at 4:00 pm to audition local dance students for roles in the Great Russian Nutcracker!

Moscow Ballet Audition Director Olena Pedan arrives in Bend on September 4th at 4:00 pm to audition local dance students for roles in the Great Russian Nutcracker!. Ms. Pedan will audition and rehearse children ages 6 to 17 years with at least 1 year of ballet training. Children’s roles are as Party Children, Mice, Snowflakes, Snow Maidens, and more. Auditions are free, there may be a casting fee. Dress rehearsal is on stage with the Russian company and children’s costumes are provided by Moscow Ballet. Rehearsals run through the fall and take place at Moscow Ballet Host Studio Terpsichorean Dance Studio . Sign up to audition today at

The "Dance with Us" program... besides fostering greater cultural exchange between countries, gives American children a once-in-a-lifetime experience and a glimpse behind the Russian ballet curtain,”CNN Dec 25, 2017.

The selected children will perform in the Great Russian Nutcracker on Sunday, November 4 matinee and 5:00 pm at Tower Theatre. Buy tickets:

Terpsichorean Dance Studio is founded on the principle that anyone, regardless of age or ability, can find joy through dance. The studio prides itself on a high standard of dance education coupled with a family-friendly and inviting environment. Faculty members regularly train in both their specific disciplines and educational methods and practices. They are a competition-free dance studio; where many dance studios today spend time and resources to compete against other dancers in front of a panel of judges, the TD studio resources go towards providing more educational and performance opportunities. Whether looking to pursue a career in dance or just looking for a fun activity, TDS has a place for all.

About The Tower Theatre

The Tower, as it is affectionately known, is a hub for culture, connections, and artistic experiences. It is “Bend’s Living Room.” Hundreds of nonprofit and community organizations use the stage each year and the next generation of theatre-goers enjoy LessonPLAN programs that engage their minds and hearts. The Tower’s mission is to be Central Oregon's leading performing arts organization, providing cultural and educational programs that make essential contributions to the region's lifestyle and strength of community. The Tower Theatre Foundation commits to these values: the Performing arts are the cornerstone of the human experience; exposure to them will be transformative for every age and lifestyle; Tower presentations will appeal to diverse audiences, be of high quality, and provide good value; As an icon of the Central Oregon arts community, the Tower Theatre will be preserved and enhanced; Tower donors, patrons, performers, collaborators, clients and the surrounding community are respected and valued; Operational excellence is sustained by recruiting, retaining, and supporting outstanding professional staff and volunteers; Foundation operations are be conducted with fiduciary, legal, and ethical integrity. The historic 466 seat Tower Theatre is owned and operated by the Tower Theatre Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.