Celebrate this Christmas with the experience taking North America by storm! Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker features over-the-top production values and world class Russian artists. Larger than life puppets, nesting dolls, and gloriously hand-crafted costumes bring the Christmas spirit to life. Gather the family and see why the press raves “Knock Out!” – New York Times, “Christmas Cheer!” – LA Times. Get the best seats today and make memories of a lifetime at Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker www.nutcracker.com.
Moscow Ballet offers interactive, cultural immersion programs for N American children ages 4 to 18 years. Young dancers ages 7 to 16 years can audition to perform with the pros in the "Dance with Us" program. Concerto Competition Winners on strings and accompany a ballerina and choirs can accompany the company in the Great Russian Nutcracker. There are also ballet books, Russian games and 18" Kissy Doll in the Moscow Ballet Gift Store. Go to www.nutcracker.com/education to learn more .
Since 1993, Moscow Ballet has auditioned and rehearsed local student dancers to perform side-by-side with the company of 40 professionals in the Great Russian Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet, and more classic ballets. Children are between the ages of 8 and 18 years old and must have at least 1 year of ballet training prior to auditioning. Roles for children are: Children Party Guests, Mice, Snowflakes, Snow Maidens, Butterflies and in Act II Variations. Over 9000 children across the US and Canada participate in this program every year. Auditions typically occur from August-October. For more information about youth auditions, please visit https://nutcracker.com/youth-auditions.