Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker- Dove of Peace Tour
Dec 23 , 2018
Experience Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker - Dove of Peace Tour at the Fox Theatre for three performances on Sunday, December 23. Presenting world class Russian artists, hand-painted sets, Russian Snow Maidens, and a two-dancer Dove of Peace with a 20-foot wingspan – the Great Russian Nutcracker brings the Christmas spirit to life for all ages.
About Moscow Ballet
2018 marks Moscow Ballet’s 26th consecutive year touring North America performing the acclaimed story ballets the Great Russian Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Romeo and Juliet, Cinderella and more. The company is known for presenting award-winning Ballerinas and Danseurs, from Lilia Sabitova in 1994 to Honored Artist of Russia Tatiana Predenia in 2002 to Andrey Batalov, former Principal Danseur with the Mariinsky Theatre today. The company performs more than 130 engagements annually across Canada and the United States to sell-out audiences in the some of the finest performing arts venues. In addition to public performances, Moscow Ballet’s North America tours have always included community engagement programs. “Dance with Us” shares the Russian Vaganova ballet training with over 6000 American dance students annually bringing them on stage in ancillary roles to perform side-by-side with the professionals. Underwritten by Moscow Ballet, the program was developed by choreographer and co-producer Mary Giannone Talmi. “New Horizons – A Children’s Program for Life” is a cultural immersion/cross discipline program benefitting thousands of children across the country annually and Concerto Competition winning Musical Wunderkind connect the Russian dancers directly with American children and young adults. In addition, many Moscow Ballet performances have a fund raising component with not-for-profit organizations, hospitals and more. www.moscowballet.com.