The Nutcracker is one of the most popular performances of the Christmas season and beginning Wednesday, the Moscow Ballet will be holding children’s auditions for their Great Russian Nutcracker.
Professional ballerina with the Moscow Ballet Mariia Yevdokymova and children’s cast director Renee Baca-Chavez discuss the opportunity.
Auditions are for children ages 6 through 18 with at least one year of ballet experience. This is an opportunity of a lifetime as they will be able to dance alongside 40 professional dancers from the Moscow Ballet.
Auditions will be held on Wednesday, October 23 at 4 p.m. at Renee Antoinette’s School of Dance in Belen. The show will take place on Sunday, December 15 at the Kiva Auditorium at the Albuquerque Convention Center with performances at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.