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Moscow Ballet's
Great Russian Nutcracker

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image008Picture credit: Pete Souza – The White House – Former President Barack Obama works on his remarks for a vigil in Newtown at a dress rehearsal of the Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker,” in which his daughter, Sasha, portrayed a mouse, at the Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda, Maryland, Dec. 16, 2012.Moscow Ballet featured in new Michelle Obama book

In a sneak preview of her new book, Michelle Obama looks back on the darkest day she and her husband faced while living in the White House – the day of the Sandy Hook shooting. She eloquently recounts the gratefulness she felt for her daughter as she watched her perform on stage with the Moscow Ballet.

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The “Dove of Peace” role, exclusive to Moscow Ballet, was inspired by Bolshoi Ballet Principal danseur  Stanislov Vlasov.

The “Dove of Peace” role, exclusive to Moscow Ballet, was inspired by Bolshoi Ballet Principal danseur  Stanislov Vlasov. Moscow Ballet’s “Dove of Peace” leads heroine Masha and her Nutcracker Prince into the Land of Peace and Harmony (traditionally known as the Land of Sweets).  The 2 person Dove of Peace premiered in 2012 on the 20th Anniversary Tour of the Great Russian Nutcracker and was created by Moscow Ballet’s acclaimed Sergey Chumakov and Elena Petrichenko. 


Community Engagement since 1993
 ~ 100,000+ children - Sharing Culture and Inspiring Peace ~

 Dance with Us Ballerinas audition, rehearse and inspire 6000+ local student dancers who then perform side-by-side with the company of 40 members.

 New Horizons – A Children’s Program for Life delivers cultural immersion sessions using interactive exercises which develop healthy diet, movement and creative expression habits for thousands of children of all ages.

 Musical Wunderkind – Strings Ballerinas perform side by side with pre-professional Concerto Competition musiciansto St. Saen’s The Dying Swan

 Musical Wunderkind – Choirs perform live in the “Waltz of the Snowflakes” and welcome patrons to singing repertoire in venue lobbies.

 Musical Wunderkind – Orchestras – University musicians accompany Moscow Ballet in the complete Great Russian Nutcracker in many cities on the tour.

  Fine Art Program brings ballerinas and fine art students together to draw, shoot, and paint the ballerinas at SCAD, MICA, Syracuse Fine Art program, and more.


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Moscow Ballet’s Gift Store features branded gift items inspired by the Great Russian Nutcracker and other classic story ballets. Specialty items include a Limited Edition 18 inch “Kissy Doll” with numbered Certificate and the Moscow Ballet exclusive Christmas Ribbon-Candy Tutu; authentic and handmade Russian toys, a wide selection of Christmas Nutcrackers, Christmas Tree ornaments featuring Moscow Ballet characters, DVDs, books, posters, T-shirts. Kids (and grown-ups!) love Moscow Ballet's pink, plush Valentina Bear and brother Nikolai Bear; paint a Matrushka Doll set and more unique birthday and Christmas toys and many more items. 

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  • Expansive…brimful with feeling… elegantly generous!

    New York Times’ Chief Dance Critic
    Alastair Macaulay
  • Hot ticket...magnetic sense of theater

    New York Times, 2015
  • Technically supreme dancing, dazzling... authentically opulent...

    Calgary Herald
  • Technical prowess was…truly "great”...whimsical sets and giant animal stick puppets and colorful costumes … stellar Arabian Variation…breathtaking!

    Cleveland Plain Dealer, 2014
  • “A sweet Dove of Peace duet...disarmingly poetic”

    Los Angeles Times
  • “Commitment to the theme of Love and Peace”

    CNN News