Nutcracker Ballet - Houston (TX)

Performances
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
Saturday, December 28, 2019 - 3:00 pm
Saturday, December 28, 2019 - 7:00 pm
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Audition to Dance with Us in Houston Monday, October 21

Date: Monday, October 21
Time: 5:15 p.m.
MB Host Studio: Mitsi Dancing School: 9889 Bellaire Blvd, #251, Houston, TX 77036
MB Audition Director:  Bogdana Кopiy

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is coming to Houston 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 Houston Saturday, December 28

This Christmas give your family the gift of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker at the Smart Financial Centre of Sugar Land in Houston! 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 Houston for family and friends today!

About the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land

Welcome to the home of Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker in Houston! Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land is a state-of-the-art, indoor performance venue, and is strategically-located 22 miles from downtown Houston. Ranked #1 in “Houston’s Hottest Music Venues in 2017” by the Houston Press, Smart Financial Centre sets a new standard for live performance venues, hosting a diverse line up of programming including national music and comedy artists, family shows, theatrically-staged Broadway productions, as well as cultural and performing arts attractions.

Houston Ballet Partnership: Mitsi Dancing School

Nutcracker wouldn’t be Nutcracker without the local Children’s cast! Dancing along side the full professional Russian cast are local Houston children from Mitsi Dancing School. Mitsi Dancing School (MDS) is one of the fastest growing dance schools in Houston, with over 600 students at three full-sized studios in Houston, Katy and Sugar Land area.  With a group of highly professional and dedicated teachers, MDS offers high quality ballet, modern, Chinese dance, among many other dance genres.  Some of MDS’s past highlights include being national quarter finalist in America’s Got Talent in 2013 and Regional Top 12 at the Young America Grand Prix (YAGP) competition in 2018. MDS also offers American Ballet Theatre's National Training Curriculum exams for students age 5 and up.  Together with its not-for-profit dance company Movements In Time (MIT), MDS offers intensive dance technique training, choreographing original dance programs, as well as the opportunities to perform with some of the world’s best dance companies, and aims to assist talented dancers to take their dance skills to the next level.