Natalia is a laureate of the 2010 international ballet competition in athens. Sugarplum fairies, tin soldiers and a giant growing christmas tree light. Usm student leading maine state ballets the little. Maine s professional ballet company and home to the leading classical training in the state. Maine state ballets performances of the nutcracker generously. Maine state ballet s lavish performance annual performance of the nutcracker at merrill auditorium is a sure sign that the christmas season is upon us, and the 2017 production did not disappoint. The piece is an enchanting holiday tradition perfect for audiences of all ages. The show will run two nights only, june 20th and 21st, at maine state. Moscow ballets acclaimed great russian nutcracker is a holiday tradition in households across north america, and has been enjoyed by prominent figures, including former first family barack and michelle obama, a memory she retells in her 2018 bestselling memoir becoming. Nutcracker, waltz of the snowflakes, the royal swedish ballet, stockholm. Bossov ballet theatres the nutcracker city of waterville.
Natalia gubanova was b orn in saint petersburg, russia, home of the vaganova ballet school considered the best method in the world. Maine state ballet 348 us route 1, falmouth, maine 04105 rated 4. Jennifer brewer is a freelance writer, teacher, musician and dancer who lives. To avoid unauthorized websites that sell tickets at a markup, purchase tickets by calling 207 8420800 or visiting the box office at 20 myrtle street in portland, or clicking on the link below. If you have never been to the ballet then now is the time to get lost in the story of clara and the nutcracker prince.
Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about html5. Dec 05, 2019 portland, maine the maine state ballets performance of the nutcracker is sure to awaken the holiday spirit in even the grumpiest humbug sugarplum fairies, tin soldiers and a giant, growing christmas tree light up the stage at the merrill auditorium in portland as the maine state ballet puts on its 43rd production of the classic show which runs until december 8. To avoid unauthorized websites that sell tickets at a markup, purchase tickets by calling 207 8420800 or visiting the box office at 20 myrtle street in portland, or clicking on the purchase tickets link above. Join us for a magical afternoon as clara, the sugar plum fairy, and the nutcracker grace the stage of the collins center for the arts as the bangor symphony orchestra brings tchaikovskys score. Maine state ballet has the perfect antidote to the winter doldrums with its performances of tap, tap, jazz at maine state ballet theater in falmouth january 2324. The 21yearold math major from standish serves as one of maine state ballet s principal dancers. Nov 18, 2018 autoplay when autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. Oct 01, 2017 30 gorgeous photos of the nutcracker performances around the world. Live on the stage of the merrill auditorium, the portland ballet company brings this classic story to life. Before bringing her talents to maine, artistic director linda macarthur miele danced in at least 500 nutcracker performances with. Dec 21, 2019 a holiday tradition for all ages, the bsos annual production of the nutcracker with the robinson ballet is beloved by audiences throughout maine. Maine state ballet nutcracker commercial 30 second on vimeo. The maine state ballet company, established in 1986, has fast become the leading professional dance company in the state of maine. Behind the scenes at maine state ballets the nutcracker.
She is a graduate of the world famous vaganova ballet academy, named after agrippina vaganova who is the namesake of the russian ballet style. Robinson ballet is a highly respected dance company that enhances community by reaching out to educate, inspire and involve people of all ages by providing opportunities to create and. This year, as always, maine state ballets nutcracker is a feast for the senses, a treat for everyone from children with sugarplum dreams to experienced fans of theater and dance. Porttix is the only authorized box office for maine state ballet s nutcracker. Browse and buy exceptional, royaltyfree stock clips, handpicked by the best. To avoid unauthorized websites that sell tickets at a markup, purchase tickets by calling 207 8420800 or.
The interesting thing about the nutcracker at the merrill auditorium in portland, maine is just how quickly an audience can settle into it, year after year, like a cup of hot chocolate on a cold. This holiday season, experience moscow ballets great russian nutcracker acclaimed by the press and adored by audiences everywhere. Featuring the professional dancers of the portland ballet alongside a cast of talented youth from across the area, the victorian nutcracker brings the story to life for. The robinson ballet company of bangor will bring tchaikovskys beloved holiday classic, the nutcracker, to bingham auditorium at gould academy in bethel. The maine state ballets performance of the nutcracker is sure to drag even the grumpiest humbug into the holiday spirit. Maine state ballet presents the nutcracker, 1125124. Nutcracker continues this weekend, with the wescustago youth chorale joining the maine state ballet orchestra. A portland tradition, the victorian nutcracker tells the timeless holiday classic set in victorian era portland with sets and costumes inspired by the victoria mansion.
Maine state ballet nutcracker stock pictures, royaltyfree. Portland ballets the victorian nutcracker in two locations. Maine state ballet presents its perennial holiday favorite, the nutcracker at portlands merrill auditorium. The harbor theatre will present a holiday favorite, the nutcracker, performed by the vienna state ballet on wednesday, dec. Post jobs, find pros, and collaborate commissionfree in our professional marketplace. Before bringing her talents to maine, artistic director linda macarthur miele danced in at least 500 nutcracker performances. The maine state ballet s performance of the nutcracker is sure to drag even the grumpiest humbug into the holiday spirit. Maine state ballet receives grant for backstage at the. Bring the whole family to merrill auditorium november 28th through november 6th for maines greatest holiday tradition, maine state ballets. Maine state ballet dance studio falmouth, maine 141. The company, comprised of over 25 dancers, trains and performs throughout the year. Maine state ballets 40th anniversary production of the nutcracker brings the beauty and joy of the holiday season to portlands merrill auditorium friday, november 25 through sunday, december 4. Nutcracker ballet nutcracker ballet performances in maine. Maine state ballet to launch holiday season with the.
A dancer waits to go on stage for the waltz of the snowflakes during a performance of maine state ballets the nutcracker at merrill auditorium in portland on tuesday. Maine state ballets nutcracker truly casts a spell. Find a performance in your state, or visit your city to find out when we will be in your area. Familyfriendly shows produced by maine s leading professional ballet company. Maine state ballet, falmouth, me visit portland maine.
Nov 30, 2017 rating is available when the video has been rented. Maine state ballets the nutcracker runs thanksgiving weekend through december 8. Maine state ballets the nutcracker maine arts commission. This video helps remind us that, no matter where we are or how far apart we are, we. Get in the holiday mood with maine state ballets 43rd. Office of public affairs university of southern maine. Maine state ballet has been staging the nutcracker since 1976, making it the longestrunning nutcracker in maine. Porttix is the only authorized box office for maine state ballets nutcracker. Order tickets by phone at 2078420800 or online at tickets for more information, visit. Maine state ballets the nutcracker portland downtown. Maine state ballet presents eight performances of its critically acclaimed classic holiday ballet, the nutcracker, over two weekends november 24th through december 3rd. Family friendly atmosphere where students can learn ballet, tap and jazz. Maine state ballet s 40th anniversary production of the nutcracker brings the beauty and joy of the holiday season to portlands merrill auditorium friday, november 25 through sunday, december 4.
Media by mark peterson, madison ouellette, julie rieger, and elizabeth thomas. Maine state ballet presents its perennial holiday favorite nutcracker at portlands merrill auditorium. Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Maine state ballets the nutcraker portland downtown. The vienna state ballets nutcracker at harbor theatre. Maine state ballets the nutcracker news portland news. Contact us sign up for enews 193 state street, 25 state house station, augusta, maine 043330025 auto attendant.
This is the original classic production, set in early 19th century germany. With nearly 300 talented dancers in gorgeous costumes, a lush setdesign that inspires wonder and awe, and music that celebrates the season, the maine state ballets nutcracker is maines grandest ballet presentation and a beloved holiday tradition. The maine state ballets performance of the nutcracker is sure to drag. Under the direction of artistic director and former new york city ballet member linda macarthur miele, maine state ballets the nutcracker features the. Nov 18, 2019 163 videos play all the nutcracker maine state ballet 1967 shelby gt500 barn find and appraisal that buyer uses to pay widow price revealed duration. Dec 05, 2019 the maine state ballet peeled back the curtain and gave us an indepth look at the small village it takes to put on a production like the nutcracker. Maine state ballet to launch holiday season with the nutcracker. This perennial favorite draws a crowd that never leaves disappointed. For 20 years he graced the stage as cavalier in the nutcracker, while doing double duty as nutcracker prince over 150 times. All rights reserved bangor ballet 2016 website by studio linearstudio linear.
I love this ballet, said druchniak, who has managed to keep up with her responsibilities to both the production and the ballet company while maintaining her. Friday, december 16 at 7pm saturday, december 17 at 2pm and 7pm sunday, december 18 at 2pm waterville opera house, 1 common st the holidays would not be complete without a visit to the magical world of the nutcracker. Dancers perform the waltz of the flowers from maine state ballet s the nutcracker at merrill auditorium. Ballerina anna trofimova talks about this unique opportunity to learn from and perform with. Barry brinker jones joins instructional staff at maine state. This perennial favorite of portlands holiday season, a family holiday tradition, is northern new englands largest and most spectacular nutcracker. Maines professional ballet company and home to the leading classical training in the state. Each performance brings toy soldiers, dancing mice, and delicious sweets to life. Maine state ballets the nutcracker 2015 sneak peek youtube. Maine state ballets holiday favorite, the nutcracker, comes to portlands merrill auditorium again this year with nearly 300 dancers and the live music of the maine state ballet orchestra. Usm student leading maine state ballets the little mermaid.
The nationally acclaimed company estimates that over 150,000 people have joined the audience throughout over 200 performances, a record for the portland area. Barry brinker jones joins instructional staff at maine. The maine state ballets school for the performing arts offers instruction in classical ballet, broadway style jazz, tap, and musical theater to over. Its mission is to uplift the maine community through the medium of dance. Browse 59 maine state ballet nutcracker stock photos and images available, or start a new search to explore more stock photos and images. Maine state ballet presents tap, tap, jazz in falmouth. Maine state ballets goal is to educate, entertain and enrich the community through versatile and varied dance programs. Every year during the run of maine state ballets the nutcracker at merrill auditorium, the ballet company offers a special educational program called backstage at the nutcracker for area schools.1617 700 124 1120 316 800 464 679 1612 760 925 451 947 1595 813 1422 251 1116 155 311 1489 986 1552 568 1572 885 638 395 553 1085 963 18 673 1282 730 351 430 1592 635 306 1161 506 609 181 714 270 1327