Nutcracker Ballet - Nashville (TN)

Ryman Auditorium
Tuesday, December 24, 2019 - 1:00 pm
Tuesday, December 24, 2019 - 5:00 pm

Audition to Dance with Us in Nashville Tuesday, October 15

Date: Tuesday, October 15
Time: 5:00 p.m.
MB Host Studio: Dance South Performing Arts135 Edenway Drive, White House, TN 37188
MB Audition Director:  Yuriy Kuzo

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is coming to Nashville 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 Nashville Christmas Eve, Dec. 24

Moscow Ballet brings the Gift of Christmas Tour to Nashville with Great Russian Nutcracker performances bringing holiday magic to life and creating unforgettable memories for all ages. The company performs at The Ryman Auditorium on Christmas Eve – Tues., Dec. 24, 1 p.m. and 5 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: Middle Tennessee Youth Ballet

The Middle Tennessee Youth Ballet is a pre-professional, 501c(3) nonprofit dance training and scholarship program dedicated to the growth and development of dance students. MTYB is committed to providing cultural enrichment and arts education to the Middle Tennessee community. Its purpose is to provide highly-motivated dance students with the technical training, artistic development, practical experience, and performance opportunities needed to excel in dance. The MTYB Academy is a private, comprehensive performing arts school that combines an individualized, college preparatory education with focused training in ballet, contemporary dance, and the fine arts. The academic curriculum is offered in a nurturing, value-centered environment utilizing one of our online partners and lead by a certified teacher. Middle Tennessee Youth Ballet and MTYB Academy are comprised of students ranging from age eight to eighteen from the Middle Tennessee area. Many of these students have attended prestigious summer intensive programs and gone on to pursue dance at the collegiate level.

About The Ryman at the Grand Ole Opry

Ryman Auditorium is the most famous former home of the Grand Ole Opry shows and is also host to numerous concerts and events throughout the year. It is a 2,362-seat live performance venue, located at 116 5th Avenue North, in Nashville. From 1943 to 1974 it was best known as the home of the Grand Ole Opry. Ryman Auditorium was included in the National Register of Historic Places in 1971, and was further designated a National Historic Landmark on June 25, 2001, for its pivotal role in the popularization of country music.