Moscow Ballet Brings ‘Gift of Christmas Tour’ to NSU this November

Nutcracker dancers performing on stage in colorful costumes

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Tickets are on sale now for the fourth annual performance of the Great Russian Nutcracker at Northern State University.

Moscow Ballet will bring the “Gift of Christmas Tour” to Aberdeen at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. The performance will bring holiday magic to life, creating unforgettable memories for all ages. Tickets may be purchased online at the NSU Fine Arts Department webpage.

The Great Russian Nutcracker features award-winning Principal Ballerinas and Danseurs from the top ballet academies in Russia and a large corps de ballet. The magical performance includes the life-sized Kissy Doll; the fierce, red-eyed Rat King; and the Russian Troika Sleigh bringing Masha through the Snow Forest and the Land of Peace and Harmony, populated with 10-foot-tall dancing puppets, exotic flying birds and dancing couples.

This year marks the 27th annual North American tour of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Romeo and Juliet, and more classic Russian ballets. Talmi Entertainment is the exclusive representation for Moscow Ballet’s North American Tour, which occurs annually in more than 130 cities, from NYC to L.A., and Miami to Calgary.

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