Nutcracker Ballet - Fairfax (VA)

Performances
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
GMU Center for the Arts Concert Hall
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 7:00 pm
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
GMU Center for the Arts Concert Hall
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 7:00 pm
T: 703.993.2787

Audition to Dance with Us in Fairfax Tuesday, September 24

Date: Tuesday, September 24
Time: 5:30 p.m.
MB Host Studio: Gift of Dance Academy
MB Audition Director: Lana Popova

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is coming to Fairfax 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 party students 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 Fairfax December 10 and 11

Moscow Ballet brings the Gift of Christmas Tour to Fairfax with Great Russian Nutcracker performances bringing holiday magic to life and creating unforgettable memories for all ages. The company performs at GMU Center for the Arts Concert Hall on Tues., Dec. 10, 7 p.m. and Wed., Dec. 11, 7 p.m. 

Moscow Ballet makes Christmas gift giving easy with the holiday performance that delights all ages…from the life-sized Kissy Doll to the fierce, red-eyed Rat King; and the Russian Troika Sleigh bringing Masha through the Snow Forest to the Land of Peace and Harmony which is populated with 10 foot tall dancing puppets, exotic flying birds and dancing couples from the world’s five great heritages.

Host Studio: Gift of Dance Academy

Gift of Dance Academy's teaching philosophy is one that is focused on dance education and derived from many years in the dance industry. They follow a consistent and precise curriculum for dance students to grow through each level in which accurate information and proper dance technique are continuously enforced. Their dance program offers a wide range of dance classes and the curriculum employs many methods of learning and is designed to fully engage the dancer in each class in order to encourage artistic and technical development. Students and parents should always know what to expect from class. 

Gift of Dance Academy presents many performance opportunities to their students in professional atmospheres. They also provide for their dance students the experience to take several master dance classes with current professionals in the industry, information on auditions in order to advance their training, and opportunities to be exposed to dance performances at venues such as the National Theatre and the Kennedy Center.

 

About the GMU Center for the Arts Concert Hall

Since opening its doors in 1990, the George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall has played a key role in bringing culture and the arts to northern Virginia and the greater Washington (DC) metro area. The venue hosts community events as well we a variety of performers, such as the Virginia Opera, the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra, the American Festival Pops Orchestra, and the Mason Dance Company.