Nutcracker Ballet - Jacksonville (FL)

Performances
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
The Florida Theatre
Sunday, December 22, 2019 - 1:00 pm
Sunday, December 22, 2019 - 5:00 pm
T: 904.355.2787

Summer Intensives

Dates:
Sunday, July 14, 2019 – Evaluation
Monday, July 15-Friday, July 19, 2019 Summer Intensive
9:00am-4:00pm (times subject to change)

Location:
Alius Dance School
14181 Beach Blvd., Suite 1
Jacksonville, FL 32250
904-374-3430
[email protected]
[email protected]

Click here to Register for Your Summer Intensive

JOIN US for Moscow Ballet’s week-long Summer Intensives from June through July. Click on your city for more information: Fairfax, VA; Jacksonville, FL; Kansas City, MO; Savannah, GA; Sioux Falls, SD; Albany, NY; Little Rock, AR; and Nashville, TN.

Open to ballet students ages 8-20 years, Moscow Ballet Summer Intensives offer technique classes and special programming by level for Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced dancers.

Taking a Moscow Ballet Summer Intensive is a wonderful opportunity for young dancers to pre-professionals to study Russian ballet technique, character dance, classic ballet repertory, and MORE with Moscow Ballet Soloists and Audition Directors Yuriy Kuzo and Alisa Bolotnikova, beloved by teachers and students who have participated in Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker.

This comprehensive program provides a positive and supportive environment and presents student dancers the opportunity to develop their technical and artistic skills. (Classes are subject to change)

Audition to Dance with Us in Jacksonville Tuesday, September 17

Date: Tuesday, September 17
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Audition Location: Alius Dance School: 14181 Beach Blvd., Suite 1, Jacksonville, FL 32250
MB Audition Director: Mykhailo Shcherbakov

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is coming to Jacksonville 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 in the French Variation 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 Jacksonville Sunday, December 22

Moscow Ballet brings the Gift of Christmas Tour to Jacksonville  with Great Russian Nutcracker performances bringing holiday magic to life and creating unforgettable memories for all ages. The company performs at the Florida Theatre on Sudnay, December 22, 1:00 p.m. matinee and 5:00 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: Alius Dance School

Alius Dance School (ADS) is proud to offer a unique dance program for all ages including ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, musical theater and modern dance. ADS provides a solid foundation for the pre-professional dancer based in the integration of new research in dance cross training techniques and classical styles of ballet, developing a dancer who is capable of sustaining a long, artistic career. The Elemental Body Alignment Systemis a new innovative stretching and strengthening technique designed and created by Scott Putman. The focus is to understand basic principles of initiating and anchoring movements from the pelvis while finding efficient and effective alignment through experiential anatomy. This system empowers the learner to develop a conscious awareness for integrating and articulating body parts while assisting the student in finding a deeper understanding of the body’s unique kinetic potential.

About The Florida Theatre

From ballet and opera to contemporary pop, jazz, rock, country and blues The Florida Theatre offers 200 cultural and entertainment events annually for every taste and age. More than just an entertainment center, The Florida Theatre is also home to graduations, awards ceremonies, lectures, business meetings and charity events that support the community’s schools, churches, hospitals and civic groups.
As an anchor to downtown development along the beautiful St. Johns River, The Florida Theatre draws 250,000 people to Jacksonville’s center each year. The magnificently restored Florida Theatre is recognized as one of the finest concert venues in the Southeast. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Florida Theatre holds special memories for four generations. From the Vaudeville acts and silent films of its earliest days to today’s blend of performances of all kinds, The Florida Theatre has served as Jacksonville’s premier entertainment center since 1927.