Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker in Marion
Nutcracker Tickets in Marion
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 Marion Cultural & Civic Center, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker in Marion is a treat for the whole family!
The Marion Cultural and Civic Center
Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is performed at the Marion Cultural and Civic Center (MCCC), serving Southern Illinois as an outlet for cultural and artistic opportunities of all types. MCCC is a 1094 seat performing arts center located in the historic town square of Marion, IL. In addition to providing a state of the art theatrical facility, MCCC also provides a portion of the lobby to display paintings and artwork from Southern Illinois artists.
The Marion Cultural & Civic Center’s Patron Series provides Southern Illinois with an opportunity to see a number of national touring productions; while the Young Peoples Arts Series offers presentations and performances for children through Marion schools. MCCC also plays host to multiple promoters that bring in the highest quality in national touring productions. The Marion Cultural & Civic Center is also home to Miss Illinois and the Southern Illinois Music Festival each year, as well as host to Paradise Alley Players, Artstarts, Skyline Creek Productions and the Marion Unit #2 school productions. With these and other local shows and recitals, the MCCC hosts over 300 programs, rehearsals, meetings and other events every year.
Marion Ballet Partnership: Arabesque Dance Studio
Nutcracker wouldn’t be Nutcracker without the local Children’s cast! Dancing along side the full professional Russian cast are local Marion children from Arabesque Dance Studio. Arabesque Dance Studio opened its Carterville, IL location in 2003. Owner Kimberly Coffey and her staff offer over 134 years of experience. The diverse faculty provide instruction in Classical Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Acro, Competitive Dance, and Tap. Students range in age from 3 years to adulthood. Arabesque’s motto is “Why walk, when you can learn to fly.” The goal of Arabesque Dance Studio is to offer a quality education in an atmosphere that is positive, supportive, and promotes a genuine sense of self-esteem. Arabesque Dance Studio encourages dancers to take the disciplines of dance into their everyday lives, helping to build self-confidence, good self-esteem and a passion for living. Each staff person involved in the educational programs is experienced and dedicated in their determination to help every child achieve all the success possible.