Nutcracker Ballet - Charlotte (NC)

Performances
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
Ovens Auditorium
Sunday, December 29, 2019 - 1:00 pm
Sunday, December 29, 2019 - 5:00 pm
T: 800.982.2787

Audition to Dance with Us in Charlotte Tuesday, October 22

Date: Tuesday, October 22
Time: 5:00 p.m.
MB Host Studio: Legacy Dance Company: 842 Union Street South Concord, NC 28025
MB Audition Director: Mykhailo Shcherbakov

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is coming to Charlotte 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 students as snowflakes 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 Charlotte Sunday, December 29

This Christmas give your family the gift of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker at Ovens Auditorium in Charlotte! Step into a simpler time filled with sweet dreams and Christmas magic as you and your loved ones journey with Masha and her Nutcracker Prince through the Snow Forest. With world-class artists, over 200 dazzling costumes, stunning sets, towering puppets and soaring birds, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is the family tradition perfect for all ages! Celebrate this cherished Holiday experience set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless score and create memories that will last a lifetime. Get tickets in Charlotte for family and friends today!

About the Ovens Auditorium

Welcome to the home of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker in Charlotte! Ovens Auditorium, located adjacent to Bojangles’ Coliseum on East Independence Boulevard, opened along with the original Coliseum in 1955. For nearly half a century, world-greats have graced the stage of Ovens Auditorium. With a seating capacity of approximately 2,460, Ovens has hosted more than 7,000 events, attended by 9.4 million people.

Ovens Auditorium has hosted top events and performances from the Billy Graham Crusade to Bob Hope and Bruce Springsteen. Broadway Shows, symphony concerts, opera, dance recitals and nationally known speakers have also found a home at Ovens, along with countless thousands of graduates who have walked across its stage to receive their diplomas.

Charlotte Ballet Partnership: Legacy Dance Company

Nutcracker wouldn’t be Nutcracker without the local Children’s cast! Dancing along side the full professional Russian cast are local Charlotte children from Legacy Dance Company. Legacy Dance Company’s mission is to spread the love of movement to today’s youth. Dance builds self-esteem, coordination, flexibility, strength, as well as imagination while improving loco-motor skills. The studio provides a healthy and effective way of instructing dance by merging experience, knowledge of child development and of dance; ultimately promoting and encouraging self-discovery and confidence among all dancers. The studio’s talented staff brings years of professional experience from the national stage to local productions. Staff members are highly qualified and conduct classroom instruction with artistic excellence in mind. Our instructors have trained with some of the best in the industry such as Nancy Giles, Barry Lather, Joe Tremaine, Dee Caspery, Caroline Lewis-Jones and Justin Giles just to name a few.