Nutcracker Ballet - York (PA)

Pullo Family Performing Arts Center
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 7:00 pm
T: 717.505.8900

Audition to Dance with Us in York Saturday, October 5

Date: Saturday, October 5
Time: 10:30 a.m.
MB Host Studio: Greater Dover Dance Academy: 50 Butter Road, Dover, PA 17315
MB Audition Director: Lana Popova

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is coming to York 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 York Wednesday, December 4

Moscow Ballet brings the Gift of Christmas Tour to York with Great Russian Nutcracker performances bringing holiday magic to life and creating unforgettable memories for all ages. The company performs at Pullo Center on Wed., Dec. 4, 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 Host Studio: 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. 

About The Pullo Family Performing Arts Center

The Pullo Family Performing Arts Center is named 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.