Moscow Ballet’s

Great Russian Nutcracker

Center Stage is proud to partner with the Moscow Ballet

The performance will be held at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium on December 1, 2019 at 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM.

Rehearsal Schedule:
October 19
October 26
November 9
November 16
November 24 – Additional rehearsal for some groups (TBD)
November 30 – Full cast run through from 10:00 am-12:00 pm
December 1 – Dress Rehearsal and Performance at Thomas Wolfe

Times:
Snowflakes 9:00-10:00 am
Party Guests
10:00-10:45 am
Mice 10:45-11:30 am
Snow Maidens/Sprites 11:30-12:15 pm
Russian/Spanish/Chinese/French 12:15-1:15 pm

**Costume Information will be updated soon.

Audition Director and Soloist
Mykhailo Shcherbakov

Mykhailo was born in Pugachov, Russia and moved to Kiev at just ten years old to start studying ballet at the Kiev Choreographic College. While in school, he participated in many ballet competitions, including the famous Serge Lifar International Ballet Competition and the International Ballet Competition and Contest of Choreographers in Moscow. In 2008, Mykhailo was invited to join the Kiev Municipal Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet for Children and Youth. A year later he became a Principal Dancer at the theater and has participated in every performance since he started working there.

He began studying at National Pedagogical Dragomanov University in 2010 and graduated in just two years with a degree in teaching. Mykhailo has traveled all over the world performing with a few ballet companies. He has performed in multiple countries including: Japan, South Korea, Germany, Italy, Spain, Norway, Finland, Denmark and France. Mykhailo joined Moscow Ballet in 2016 and performs in the Great Russian Nutcracker as Brother Fritz, the French Variation, and the Nutcracker Doll.

A few behind the scene photos from past Moscow Ballet Performances

If your dancer is interested in participation, please sign up using both links below. Thanks!