Nutcracker Ballet - Winston-Salem (NC)

Performances
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
RJ Reynolds Auditorium
Monday, December 16, 2019 - 7:00 pm
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Audition to Dance with Us in Winston-Salem

Date: Tuesday, October 8
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Audition Location: RJ Reynolds High School in the Judy Voss Jones Arts Building: 301 N. Hawthorne Rd., Winston-Salem, NC 27104 
Audition Director: Mykhailo Shcherbakov

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is coming to Winston-Salem and the company is looking for local ballet students ages 6 to 18 years for children’sDance with Us student snowflakes roles. Local youth can audition to be Party Children, Small Mice, Snowflakes, Russian Snow Maidens and more roles through Moscow Ballet’s community 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 Winston-Salem Monday, December 16

Moscow Ballet brings the Gift of Christmas Tour to Winston-Salem with Great Russian Nutcracker performances bringing holiday magic to life and creating unforgettable memories for all ages. The company performs at RJ Reynolds Memorial Auditorium on Mon., Dec. 16, 7 p.m. only.

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 the RJ Reynolds Memorial Auditorium

RJ Reynolds Memorial Auditorium opened in 1924. Katharine Smith Reynolds, the widow of R.J. Reynolds donated the funds to build the auditorium and specified that it be used to benefit R.J. Reynolds High School, as well as the community. The Greek revival building stands on the school campus on Hawthorne Road and overlooks the bluffs of historic West End, as well as Hanes Park. In its history, the auditorium has staged performances ranging from Will Rogers to Harry Houdini.