Vaganova Ballet Academy. The Nutcracker Performance. Mariinsky Theatre.

PERFORMANCE BY THE VAGANOVA BALLET ACADEMY
THE NUTCRACKER
Ballet in three acts with an epilogue
Music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Libretto by Marius Petipa after the tale by E. T. A. Hoffmann
This version of the libretto and choreography by Vasily Vainonen
Production design by Simon Virsaladze

Conductor: Gavriel HEINE

Principal of the Academy: Nikolai TSISKARIDZE
Artistic Director of the Academy: Zhanna AYUPOVA

Stage Manager: Pyotr Ostaltsov

Cast:
Act I
Stahlbaum – Sergei Osminkin
His wife – Yekaterina Zhukova

Little Masha – Polina Zaitseva
Luisa – Alisa Zeldina
Franz – Georgy Kloptsov

Drosselmeyer – Vadim Sirotin (teacher)

Elegant Ladies – Anna Shishanova,
Anastasia Demidova

Elegant Gentlemen – Maxim Zenin,
Eugeny Bolotskikh

The Grandmother – Sophia Voronova
The Grandfather – Roman Suslov
The Nanny – Olga Moreva

Clown – Marco Yuuselo (Finland)
Doll – Magda Studzinska (Poland)
Blackamoor – Justin Valentai (USA)

Guests – Maria Bulanova, Valentina Ivanova,
Zoya Frolova, Anastasia Bogdashkina,
Zhanna Shurygina, Alena Mashentseva,
Ivan Poddubniak, Kirill Sokolovsky,
Mark Andreev and senior students

Children – younger pupils

Act II

Masha the Princess – Eleonora Sevenard
The Nutcracker Prince – Yegor Gerashchenko
The Nutcracker – Musa Sultanov
The Mouse King – Sergei Osminkin

Waltz of the Snowflakes – Polina Bualova
Karen Otsuka (Japan)
Katerina Kuzmicheva, Julia Spiridonova, Alexandra Khiteeva,
Maria Khoreva, Maria Bulanova, Anastasia Uzhanskaya,
Svetlana Savelieva, Zoya Frolova, Orine Anzai (Japan), Minori
Nakashima (Japan) and senior students

Dancers in Act III

Spanish Dance – Ayaka Nakagome (Japan),
Maxim Zenin

Eastern Dance – Lea Thomasson (France) (solo),

Anna Shishanova,
Valentina Ivanova,
Anastasia Uzhanskaya,
Diana Inglina

Chinese Dance – Momma Misaki (Japan),
Ikeda Kento (Japan)

Trepak – Sophia Voronova,
Lada Ivanova,
Manesse Isaiah (USA),
Dmitry Sobolev

Pas de trois – Polina Murzho,
Anastasia Voloshko,
Aslam Garifullin

Waltz of the Flowers – Maria Bulanova, Vlada Borodulina,
Maria Petukhova, Anastasia Demidova,
Raul Ferreira (Spain), Nikolaos Gkentsef (Greece),
Ruslan Stenyushkin, Nikolai Vorobyov,
Katerina Kuzmicheva, Ksenia Sevenard, Svetlana Savelieva,
Anita Voroshilova, Eugeny Bolotskikh,
Ivan Poddubniak, Kirill Sokolovsky and senior students

The Mariinsky Childrens Chorus
Children’s Chorus Coach: Irina Yatsemirskaya

Teachers:
Professor M. A. Vasilieva,
Professor T. A. Udalenkova,
Professor V. S. Desnitsky,
Professor I. G. Gensler,
M. A. Gribanova, I. A. Sitnikova,
V. A. Sirotin, M. Sh. Yenikeyev, G. A. Yenikeyeva,
F. Miozzi, L. G. Postizheva,
I. N. Zhelonkina, G. P. Bashlovkina,
A. L. Vasilieva, A. V. Ilyin, O. Ya. Vasilieva,
E. G. Zabalkanskaya, L. I. Komolova,
Yu. A. Kasenkova, F. Miozzi, E. G. Alkanova
I. V. Novoseltsev, E. G. Poryvkina,
P. K. Rassadina, N. A. Semenov

Concert Masters:
G. A. Bezuglaya, I.V. Tsaregradskaya, L. O. Boroditskaya,
T. I. Kulikova, A.I. Time, I.V. Lysiak, M. G. Ivanova,
P. A. Agranova, Yu. N. Safronova, A. V. Loskushina,
E. A. Polkovaya, Yu. I. Rozental,
V. G. Shestopalova, Z. Yu. Yaryshkina

Performance Director: Nonna Shestakova

Desember 25, 2016

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