Nutcracker Ballet - Oklahoma City (OK)

Rose State College Hudiburg Chevrolet Center
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 7:00 pm
T: 405.297.2264 or 800.364.7111

The Gift of Christmas Tour Comes to Oklahoma City Wed., November 13

Moscow Ballet brings the Gift of Christmas Tour to Oklahoma City with Great Russian Nutcracker performances bringing holiday magic to life and creating unforgettable memories for all ages. The company performs at Rose State College Hudiburg Chevrolet Center on Wed., Nov. 13, 7 p.m. only.

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.

Local Musical Wunderkind Sylvan Zhang Accompanied Moscow Ballet Principal Ballerina at Oklahoma City’s Chevrolet Center in 2018

Violinist Sylvan Zhang accompanied a prima ballerina in Saint-Saëns’ iconic “Dying Swan,” before a performance of the Great Russian Nutcracker on the 2018 Dove of Peace Tour at Oklahoma City’s Hudiburg Chevrolet Center. The performance was part of Moscow Ballet’s community engagement program “Musical Wunderkind.”

Sylvan Zhang is a 15-year-old violinist who has been perfecting the violin since age five. At just nine-years-old he had already played Carnegie Hall three times. Moscow Ballet “Musical Wunderkind,” who perform in many cities on the 2018 tour, are Concerto Competition winners and the next generation of professional musicians. Through this program they have the rare opportunity of accompanying a world-class Principal Ballerina live before their hometown audience. 

About Host Studio: Julia's Dance Academy

Julia’s Dance Academy is a family-friendly dance studio in Norman, Oklahoma that was founded in 2009 by Peter and Yulia Zhmutski.The studio is a predominately Classical Ballet school but also offers hip-hop, contemporary, ballroom, tap and jazz classes.At Julia’s Dance Academy all children will practice the fundamentals correctly, avoiding unnecessary injuries and traumas; learn correct terminology for all of the movements and techniques; acquire the true essence of being a dancer, including the ethics and aesthetics; become a highly disciplined artist; showcase their talent and skills mastered at Julia’s and be a part of professional performing arts productions and can advance to certification level awarded by industry recognized dance professionals. This certification provides children entrance into advanced levels of training or performing. 

About the Rose State College Hudiburg Chevrolet Center

The Rose State College Hudiburg Chevrolet Center is a premier educational facility and cultural venue for Rose State College students and central Oklahoma.

The heart of the center is the 1,400-seat theater which has  exceptional theatrical capabilities, superb acoustics, and hosts a variety of live cultural and educational events. The exterior of the building features a 336-seat amphitheater designed to host various outdoor events and performances.