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 Yuriy Kuzo arrives in Lexington on Tuesday, September 25 at 4:30pm to audition local dance students for roles in the Great Russian Nutcracker!
Yuriy Kuzo 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 Gloria Deo School of the Arts 120 Dewey Drive, Suite #124 Nicholasville, KY 40356. Sign up to audition today at www.nutcracker.com/auditions
The selected children will perform in the Great Russian Nutcracker Monday, December 17, 2018 at 7:00 pm, at Singletary Center of Arts. Buy Tickets
Gloria Deo School of the Arts founder and director, Sarah Henderson, began dancing in 1996 at the age of 6 and received her early dance training at Kentucky Repertoire Dance Theatre. She went on to study at Bluegrass Youth Ballet and there performed several lead roles including Sugar Plumb Fairy in The Nutcracker and Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty. Since conception, Ballet Gloria Deo has performed throughout Central Kentucky at major theaters, universities, schools, churches, and retirement homes. The school offers classical dance lessons for children and adults. The most advanced levels of ballet instruction help students prepare for auditions and aid them in applying to professional dance companies. Whether a child dreams of dancing in the Nutcracker or is simply interested in enriching their life through classical ballet, Gloria Deo School of the Arts has the perfect ballet class and program for everyone.