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11/05/11 Greenwich Ballet Academy to present family-friendly Nutcracker

Greenwich Ballet Academy proudly announces the addition of world-renowned ballet stars, Irina Dvorovenko and Maxim Beloserkovsky, to their family-friendly production of The Nutcracker on Saturday, December 17 and Sunday, December 18 at the Greenwich High School Theater. Yuri Vodolaga, Artistic Director at GBA, has created an abridged version of this holiday classic that features all of GBA’s students, as well as Ms.Dvorovenko and Mr. Beloserkovsky, in the roles of the Sugarplum Fairy and her Cavalier.

Ms. Dvorovenko and Mr. Beloserkovsky, Principal Dancers at American Ballet Theatre, will lead a Master Class for the students at Greenwich Ballet Academy, as well as assist in preparing the students for this year’s production. Mr. Vodolaga, explained, “This is a unique opportunity for our students to learn from the very best in their craft - not only the technical aspects of ballet, but also how to really perform on stage.”

Tina Volkwein, Chairwoman of the Board of GBA expressed her excitement, saying, “We hope that their presence will underscore the seriousness of our program and its quality. This will be one of the most important cultural events in Greenwich this year—not to be missed by anyone interested in the art of classical ballet!”

Ms. Dvorovenko and Mr. Beloserkovsky will be visiting Greenwich next month as the guests of honor at a fundraiser for Greenwich Ballet Academy. ‘A Russian Winter Evening’ will be held on Friday, November 4 from 7-10pm at a private home. The event will feature festive Russian delicacies and sweets and will give attendees the opportunity to interact with two of the best ballet dancers in the world.

For tickets to the Nutcracker performances or to the fundraiser, ‘A Russian Winter Evening’, please go to www.greenwichballetacademy.org or call 914-305-4377.

About Greenwich Ballet Academy

Greenwich Ballet Academy nurtures talented young dance students toward careers in professional ballet. The Academy takes great care in directing each of its students on an individual path toward excellence. Small classes, taught by renowned professionals using a progressive interpretation of the Vaganova method as taught by the Vaganova and Bolshoi Academies, ensure that each student is given the personal attention and instruction needed to reach her/his ultimate potential. The goal is to make classical ballet and contemporary dance accessible to any talented child with a dream of becoming a professional dancer, and to give each student an opportunity to acquire the needed skills and stage experience crucial to her/his future in dance.

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11/05/11 Greenwich First Selectman John Blankley Is In The News

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John Blankley, Democratic candidate for Greenwich first selectman, in a meeting with the Greenwich Time editorial board Oct. 21, 2011. Photo: Greenwich Time ...

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11/05/11 The Greenwich First Selectman Report

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GREENWICH, Conn. – Greenwich's incumbent First Selectman Peter Tesei has pulled in more funds from supporters during his campaign than Democratic challe ...
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11/05/11 Letter: O'Neill 'Lacks Essential Perspective' and more from Greenwich Patch

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11/05/11 First Selectman Peter Tesei Raising More Money in Greenwich Campaign And More The Daily Greenwich

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