Moscow Ballet’s community engagement program “Dance-with-Us ” brings the historic Russian Vaganova ballet pedagogy to American children in each city on the N American Tour. Moscow Ballet Audition Director Mariia Skoruk arrives in Colorado Springs on Tuesday, October 2 at 4:30pm to audition local dance students for roles in the Great Russian Nutcracker!
Mariia Skoruk will audition and rehearse children ages 6 to 17 years with at least 1 year of ballet training. Children’s roles are as Party Children, Mice, Snowflakes, Snow Maidens, and more. Auditions are free, there may be a casting fee. Dress rehearsal is on stage with the Russian company and children’s costumes are provided by Moscow Ballet. Rehearsals run through the fall and take place at Moscow Ballet Host Studio Turning Pointe School of Dance 5540 Library Lane, Colorado Springs, CO 80918. Sign up to audition today at www.nutcracker.com/auditions
The selected children will perform in the Great Russian Nutcracker Monday, November 12, 2018 at 7:00pm and Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm, at The Ent Center for the Arts. Buy Tickets
Colorado Spring Turning Pointe School of Dance’s mission is to fully develop a dancer’s skills and talents and to encourage students to use their gifts to bless others in the community and beyond. The vision is that each student would learn not only to perform dance/theater, but also to inspire them to appreciate and love dance and creative arts.
Turning Pointe Dance is a dance studio owned and operated in Colorado Springs by Tina Cook. Currently in the 14th year of successful operation, they offer classes for ages 2 through adult in ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, modern, worship, and much more. The studio provides excellence in dance and theater instruction while cultivating hearts and nurturing creativity. From bunny hops and streamers with the budding ballerinas to pirouettes with the pointe students, there is something special for everyone.