Nutcracker Ballet - Macon (GA)

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker Christmas Stream

Go back to a simpler time and celebrate this Christmas tradition with the whole family! See Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker from the best seat in the house; your living room! Take this opportunity to spend quality time with loved ones and experience the smash-hit Holiday tradition in this ground-breaking debut. Take a trip backstage with the cameras for a look at how the magic is made. Hear it first-hand from world-class artists, designers, and the creators of this cherished production. See the full performance as captured on stage plus an up close look at the behind-the-scenes action. Make this Christmas special; don’t miss this celebration!

Moscow Ballet’s Usual Venue In Macon: The Macon City Auditorium

This year Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is streaming in Macon, directly to your living room! In a regular year Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is performed at the Macon City Auditorium. Completed in 1925, the Macon City Auditorium is nestled in the historic district of downtown Macon and is a landmark listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Its monumental assembly hall seats 2,700 and its unique copper dome is reportedly the largest in the world. Adding even more to its splendor and stately architecture is the Doric-style limestone colonnade which surrounds three sides of the building at the balcony level. On the inside, the Great Hall seats 2,700. Over the stage, a breathtaking mural by Don Carlos Dubois and Wilbur Kurtz depicts Macon’s history from DeSoto’s visit in 1540 to WWI.

Past Macon Ballet Partnership: The Academy of Dance

Nutcracker wouldn’t be Nutcracker without the local Children’s cast! Dancing along side the full professional Russian cast are local Macon area children from The Academy of Dance. The Academy of Dance has a reputation for being a studio that provides solid dance training, exceptional performance opportunities and a place where friendships are built and last a lifetime. Since 1970, the Academy of Dance has offered quality dance education in a fun, safe and nurturing environment. Classes offered include Parent-Tot, Creative Movement, Preschool classes, Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip hop, Ballroom, and Yoga. Conveniently located close to Robins Air Force Base, the Academy proudly supports military and their families! The family friendly studio has a talented and professional faculty and staff dedicated to the students. The studio strives to make all dancers, young and old, beginner to advanced, feel special and important. Giving every child the right start in their dance lessons is important and an important part of every child's development.

The studio is veteran family-owned and operated for more than 45 years serving Houston and Peach counties. There is closed circuit classroom viewing and a family friendly reception area. There are Combo Classes and Recreational and Graded Levels offered 6 days per week affording a convenient schedule as well as two fully equipped dance rooms with proper flooring. The studio offers dance workshops and performance opportunities throughout the year and there is a non-competitive performance company as well as competitive opportunities. The non-profit parent organization helps support the company dancers.