Local Ballet Students Called to Audition for Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker”

Credit: Moscow Ballet

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is coming to North Charleston, and the company is looking for local ballet students to fill children’s roles.

Local youth ages 6 to 18 can audition to be Party Children, Small Mice, Snowflakes, Russian Snow Maidens, and more through Moscow Ballet’s community 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.

Local auditions will be held on Saturday, October 5th at 10:30 am at Moscow Ballet Host Dance Studio, Ballet Academy of Charleston (1579 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC 29407) and are led by Moscow Ballet danseur Mykhailo Shcherbakov. Auditions are free (although there may be a minimal casting and rehearsal fee), hand-sewn costumes are provided, and dress rehearsal is on stage with the Russian company the day of the performance. Sign up today at www.nutcracker.com/dance.

See Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker on Saturday, December 21st at 3 pm and 7 pm at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center. You can buy tickets here.

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