Moscow Ballet’s community engagement program “Dance-with-Us ” brings the historic Russian Vaganova ballet pedagogy to American children in each city on the N American Tour. Moscow Ballet Audition Director Anna Trofimova arrives in Monroe on Thursday, September 27 at 5:30pm to audition local dance students for roles in the Great Russian Nutcracker!
Anna Trofimova will audition and rehearse children ages 6 to 17 years with at least 1 year of ballet training. Local children will meet and work one-on-one with talented Moscow Ballet Soloist/Audition Directors who have toured the world; have degrees in Masters of Choreography, Economics and Journalism; won awards at International Ballet Competitions, and performed with super stars including Svetlana Zakharova, Diana Vyshneva and Vladimir Vasiliev! 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 Missy Crain School of Dance 710 Highway 139 Monroe, LA 71203. Sign up to audition today at www.nutcracker.com/auditions
The selected children will perform in the Great Russian Nutcracker Monday, November 19, 2018 at 7:00 pm at Monroe Civic Center. Buy Tickets.
Missy Crain Dance Studios is the proud home of the National Champion Missy Crain Performing Company as well as the nationally acclaimed Louisiana Delta Ballet. Missy Crain and her extraordinary staff have brought quality dance training to North Louisiana for over 30 years. The school provides quality dance training in a motivating and positive atmosphere. Classes are taught for all ages beginning at 3. Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Jazz, and Tap classes are offered. MCDS has a place for everyone, whether seeking a professional career or dancing just for fun. The studios are headquartered in Monroe, LA with added locations in Ruston, Calhoun and Sterlington.