Nutcracker Ballet - York (PA)

Performances
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER: CHRISTMAS STREAM
Get your digital ticket for Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker: Christmas Stream
Saturday, December 19, 2020 - 8:00 pm
Presented by The Pullo Center

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 York: The Pullo Family Performing Arts Center

This year The Pullo Center presents Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker streaming in York, directly to your living room! In a regular year Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is performed at the Pullo Family Performing Arts Centernamed to honor a lifelong commitment to education, culture and the arts by Robert and Donna Pullo. Bob and Donna are respected benefactors, volunteers and visionaries in the community who demonstrate their personal belief in making life better by exceptional gifts of time, talent and treasure. They were named 2009 Philanthropists of the Year by Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Their contributions include significant gifts for capital needs and endowments to enable growth and prosperity in the present and to sustain the campus into the future.

The elegant Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) at Penn State York provides a state-of-the-art facility. The 1,016-seat theatre offers generous stage space, complete backstage scene shop, separate rehearsal space with dance mirrors, and dressing rooms.  The center features audience amenities and technical capabilities not normally found in such an intimate environment. From cutting edge audio, video, data and lighting systems to fully adjustable acoustic curtaining to luxurious interior accoutrements.

Past York Ballet Partnership: Greater Dover Dance Academy

Nutcracker wouldn’t be Nutcracker without the local Children’s cast! Dancing along side the full professional Russian cast are local York children from Greater Dover Dance Academy. Greater Dover Dance Academy is a dance education center under the artistic direction of Gina Anthony with the assistance of several professional instructors. The Dance Academy includes five divisions: Fundamentals Division, Performance Division, Recreational Division, Praise Division, and Competition Division. There is something special for every dancer at GDDA. Alumni of GDDA have been hired by professional dance companies, theatres and theme parks, earned scholarships to reputable college dance programs, become teachers and directed dance ministries. Whether a career-minded student or simply a recreational dancer, each individual is provided the opportunity to pursue their interests in dance, reach his/her full potential, and experience the joy of dance! All dancers may gain the knowledge, confidence, and accomplishment of quality dance training in a friendly, professional atmosphere at GDDA.