Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker in Brooklyn

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Dec 11

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker in Brooklyn

The Nutcracker Ballet

Kings Theatre | 2:00 pm

Dec 11

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker in Brooklyn

The Nutcracker Ballet

Kings Theatre | 7:00 pm

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Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is the international Christmas experience renowned for Russian technique and production value. With Great Russian Nutcracker events in over 150 cities across the United States and Canada, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is ubiquitous in North America and is recognized as setting the standard for Nutcracker productions across the world.

Presenting at the Kings Theatre, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker in Brooklyn is a treat for the whole family!

Kings Theatre

Inside view of seats and stage for Brooklyn's Kings Theatre
Inside Brooklyn’s Kings Theatre

In a regular year Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is performed at the Kings Theatre. Nearly two years after its extensive restoration was announced, the historic Kings Theatre reopens in February 2015 with its first concert with Diana Ross. Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen said, “A milestone for the Flatbush community.” Built in 1929, the Kings Theatre is the largest indoor theater in Brooklyn with over 3,000 seats. It closed in 1977 and was acquired by the city in 1983. The $95 million work has made sure its grand flourishes—inspired by Versailles and the Paris Opera House, no less—are glowing, with original fixtures such as chandeliers restored, new carpets, tapestries and curtains, all based on archival photographs.

The venue offers a wide spectrum of programming from local, national and international performing artists, with more than 200 performances annually. David Anderson—president for ACE Theatrical Group, the company that is operating the theater—said, “The Kings Theatre is now once again an integral part of this community, after being lost to the city for so long. We are so proud to welcome New Yorkers back to the Kings and we thank the community for its incredible support of the revitalization project. It is our hope that everyone will join us as we celebrate the historic reopening and embark on the Theatre’s inaugural year of performances.”

Moscow Ballet was honored to premiere in Brooklyn at the inaugural season of the historic and stunningly restored Kings Theatre and to become a member of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce.

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker and Local Brooklyn Ballet Partnerships

Moscow Ballet has toured the United States and Canada during the holiday season since 1993 and is exclusively represented by Talmi Entertainment, Inc. for these tours. There are 70 to 80 Russian-trained classical dancers on the annual N.A. tour who fly in from the former republic of Russia. Stanislav Vlasov, a former principal artist of the Bolshoi Ballet, was the first artistic director on the North American tour in 1993. Vlasov’s debut in the United States was at Carnegie Hall in 1957.
Past Brooklyn Ballet Partnerships: Brighton Ballet and Studio E
Nutcracker wouldn’t be Nutcracker without the local Children’s cast! Dancing along side the full professional Russian cast are local New York children.

Student dancers with gifts in the Great Russian Nutcracker Party Scene with Moscow Ballet professionals
Children audition to dance alongside Moscow Ballet professionals

Brighton Ballet Theater/School of Russian American Ballet (BBT) was established in 1987 and is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and developing Russian classical and folk dance traditions in New York City. BBT is situated in the heart of the Russian cultural district of Brooklyn, in the Brighton Beach/Manhattan Beach area, where they offer affordable, professional dance instruction and performances on the campus of Kingsborough Community College. More than 400 students from diverse backgrounds attend BBT each year to learn the art of ballet and dance. BBT’s well-rounded curriculum is founded on the Vaganova (Russian) Method, a ballet training system not only for correct technique, but also for proper disposition. Students may also pursue classes in character dance, contemporary dance, international folk dance, jazz dance, and more. Under the care and guidance of BBT’s International faculty, who graduated from the best ballet schools and colleges and have performed with the most prestigious ballet companies of Russia, Ukraine, and the USA, student dancers gain the skills they need for life-long health, creativity, self-discipline, personal responsibility and professional success.

Two student dancers on stage during the Russian Variation

Studio E School of Dance was founded in 1969 and was designed to give a complete dance education to both children and adults. From preschool classes designed to teach rudimentary ballet and freer forms of movement to open adult classes that range from yoga and belly dancing to body sculpting and Salsa, there is a place for everyone at Studio E. The highly qualified and committed professional faculty takes pride in offering a complete quality curriculum in all the dance arts and the opportunity to experience the Joy of Dance. The Studio offers classes in basic to advanced ballet, jazz (theater, lyrical, Latin), multi-level tap, hip hop and street styles, contemporary and more.

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