Moscow Ballet consistently produces record-breaking seasons thrilling audiences from NYC to Los Angeles and from Puerto Rico to Calgary. Offering the classic ballets such as "Great Russian Nutcracker", "Cinderella", "Sleeping Beauty" and "Swan Lake", sold-out theatres attest to the public's love and appreciation of the highest quality productions. The press confirms artistic excellence: LA Times, "Disarmingly poetic…bravura expertise", Minneapolis Pioneer Press, "Sweeps you up in the bliss of beauty" and Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, "Stunning visuals, effortlessness dancing… full of joyful energy."
The company of award-winning principal dancers and a corps de-ballet of 40 Vaganova-trained ballerinas and dancers travel to top demographic markets including LA, NYC and Chicago as well as to heartland towns such as Great Falls, Shreveport and Charlottesville annually. Averaging 100 performances during November and December, this phenomenon combines the highest caliber ballet with historic Russian theatrical traditions 10 foot tall playful puppets; 9 colorful and hand-painted backdrops created with a 3-D effect, and hundreds of exquisite costumes! Click to find a performance near you.
Moscow Ballet's unique "Dance with Us" program provides an opportunity for an average 100 local children to perform side-by-side with the company in roles created just for them and at varying skill levels. Moscow Ballet Audition Directors travel the United States each fall before the tour to personally audition and rehearse the aspiring student dancers and prepare them to perform with the professional company. This is truly a once in a lifetime experience for young dancers.
Moscow Ballet is also all about community engagement outreach which includes: Creative Development Residencies; interactive workshops and performances for all children via New Horizons-A Children's Program for Life; the opportunity for local, accomplished pre-professional musicians to accompany the principal ballerina through Musical Wunderkind program and more. In addition, Moscow Ballet is honored to be an Advocate for the President's Challenge program.
German folklore tells of nutcrackers protecting homes and bringing good luck to families. Continue this tradition with your choice of nutcrackers from Moscow Ballet, Ulbricht, Steinbach or Kurt Adler. All are ready to protect your loved ones and perfect to add to your collection! Moscow Ballet’s... Read More
Russian nesting dolls, also known as matryoshka, are the most popular Russian souvenir gift around the world. Moscow Ballet presents a wide variety of authentic Russian nesting dolls that vary in design and shapes, including floral and holiday. The perfect gift for family and friends of all... Read More
Enjoy Moscow Ballet's critically acclaimed production of the Great Russian Nutcracker at home with a DVD of the performance! Running approximately 97 minutes in length, these are live recordings of our 2012 performances from various cities along the annual North American tour, featuring Dance... Read More