(editor's pick)Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
Friday, November 23, 2012 7:30 PM
Category: Community Event, Culture, Theater Event
Contact: Betty Allan 701.777.2170
Contact Dept: Chester Fritz Auditorium
Chester Fritz Auditorium
3472 University Ave.
Grand Forks, ND 58202
Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker celebrates 20 years touring North America and overflows with holiday delight! See a cast of 40 astounding dancers in the classic Christmas story with unique Russian zest. Since 1993 the Great Russian Nutcracker has been a favorite for families and press alike: “Bold and vital” Virginian-Pilot 1994; “Delight to watch” Washington Post 1996; "Whimsical, charming, vibrant classical style,” New York Times 2002; “Aristocratic finesse,” Cleveland Plain Dealer 2010; “Brimful with feeling…expansive” Chief Dance Critic New York Times 2010; and “Sheer splendor and elegant dancing” Baltimore Sun 2011. Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker 20th Anniversary production overflows with a spectacular new “Dove of Peace where 2 dancers become one stunning bird, a Christmas tree that grows to 7 stories tall, falling snow, towering silk puppets, 200 lavish costumes, and 9 hand-painted backdrops all set to Tchaikovsky’s complete score. Great Russian Nutcracker - 20 years of acclaim, 20 years of soaring holiday spirit.
Parking InformationUnless special parking arrangements have been stated above, off-campus guests for this event may use the pay-as-you-go option in the Parking Ramp (corner of 2nd Ave N and Columbia Road), the Visitor Lot (off Centennial Drive), or a Parking Meter. Parking in any other parking lot on-campus requires a parking pass which can be purchased directly through UND Parking Services, Twamley Hall Rm 204 (M, W-F 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM and Tu 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM).
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