Audition to Dance with Us in Colorado Springs Saturday, October 5
Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is coming to Colorado Springs 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 community 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. The selected cast members will perform in Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker at The Ent Center for the Arts on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 7 p.m., and Wednesday, Nov. 27, 7 p.m. as well as Pueblo Memorial Hall in Pueblo on Thursday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m.