Nutcracker Ballet - Santa Rosa (CA)

Luther Burbank Center for the Arts
Monday, December 23, 2019 - 3:00 pm
T: 707.546.3600

Audition to Dance with Us in Santa Rosa Thursday, October 24

Date: Thursday, October 24
Time: 4:00 p.m.
MB Host Studio: Sonoma Conservatory of Dance561 Broadway Suite B, Sonoma, CA 95476 
MB Audition Director: Anna Trofimova

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is coming to Santa Rosa and the company is looking for local ballet students ages 6 to 18 years for children’s roles. Local youth can audition to be Party Children, Small Mice, Snowflakes, Russian Snow Maidens and more roles through Moscow Ballet’s communityDance with Us party students 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 Santa Rosa Monday, December 23

Moscow Ballet brings the Gift of Christmas Tour to Santa Rosa with Great Russian Nutcracker performances bringing holiday magic to life and creating unforgettable memories for all ages. The company performs at Luther Burbank Center for the Arts on Mon., Dec. 23, 3 p.m. matinee only. Tickets go on sale tomorrow Tuesday, April 30.

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: Sonoma Conservatory of Dance

Sonoma Conservatory of Dance was originally founded in 1970 as Sonoma Ballet Conservatory. In 2005, Patricia O’Reilly repositioned the studio as Sonoma Conservatory of Dance and under her artistic direction, SCD continues to offer the very highest quality classical ballet and dance instruction to youth and adults. As a nonprofit, SCD can serve as many students as possible regardless of financial circumstances. The students grow as they train together under the mentorship of an excellent artistic staff who create an outstanding classroom environment as well as high-quality performances, thereby enhancing each student’s sense of self-mastery. The studio’s students have been accepted into the most prestigious dance programs both locally, nationally and internationally, including: American Ballet Theatre, Joffrey Ballet, Kaatsbaan Extreme Ballet, and Royal Ballet School of Antwerp. To date, SCD students have competed in the Genée International Ballet Competition, Youth America Grand Prix and the RAD Dance Challenge.

About the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts

Luther Burbank Center for the Arts was opened to the public in 1981, with debut performances by the Santa Rosa Symphony and featured artists such as Anne Murray and Steve Allen. It has been owned and operated by the Luther Burbank Memorial Foundation, which was established in the 1970s, for the past 30 years.

Today, the theater hosts a variety of performances, including the American Philharmonic, Gladys Knight, and the Vienna Boys Choir, as well as educational and community events. The center also hosted George Carlin's last recorded performance.