Nutcracker Ballet - Pueblo (CO)

Performances
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
Pueblo Memorial Hall
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 7:00 pm
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The Gift of Christmas Tour Comes to Pueblo Thursday December 12

Moscow Ballet brings the Gift of Christmas Tour to Pueblo with Great Russian Nutcracker performances bringing holiday magic to life and creating unforgettable memories for all ages. The company performs at Pueblo Memorial Hall on Thurs., Dec. 12, 7 p.m. only. Tickets go on sale Monday, April 22.

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: Colorado Springs Turning Pointe School of Dance

Colorado Springs Turning Pointe School of Dance’s mission is to fully develop a dancer’s skills and talents and to encourage students to use their gifts to bless others in the community and beyond. The vision is that each student would learn not only to perform dance/theater, but also to inspire them to appreciate and love dance and creative arts. Turning Pointe Dance is a dance studio owned and operated in Colorado Springs by Tina Cook. With more than 14 years of successful operation, they offer classes for ages 2 through adult in ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, modern, worship, and much more. The studio provides excellence in dance and theater instruction while cultivating hearts and nurturing creativity. From bunny hops and streamers with the budding ballerinas to pirouettes with the pointe students, there is something special for everyone.

About Pueblo Memorial Hall

Pueblo Memorial Hall was dedicated on September 25, 1919 by President Woodrow Wilson at his last public address and was named as a memorial to those who died in World War I. Memorial Hall is a rare and beautiful example of late 19th Century and early 20th Century auditorium design. It is one of the few representative structures of this period and type in the State of Colorado. The Hall is notable for a number of singular performance events: In addition to President Woodrow Wilson’s final public address, Rafael Cavallo was the first symphony orchestra conductor at Memorial Auditorium and John Phillip Sousa was the first band concert performance. It is famous for the broad variety of performances it has provided for the regional community including community arts performances, dance recitals, theater performances and more. It has served as the anchor of the regional cultural community for more than nine decades.