College of Fine Arts

UNLV Performing Arts Center Welcomes The Moscow Festival Ballet Feb. 1

Posted: January 15, 2014

The UNLV Performing Arts Center welcomes the Moscow Festival Ballet at 8 p.m. on Saturday, February 1 as part of the Charles Vanda Master Series. The company performs the timeless love story Cinderella – a perfect way to start the month of romance.

The Moscow Festival Ballet was founded in 1989 when legendary principal dancer of the Bolshoi Ballet Sergei Radchenko sought to realize his vision of a company which would bring together the highest classical elements of the great Bolshoi and Kirov Ballet companies in an independent new company within the framework of Russian classic ballet.

Leading dancers from across the former Soviet Union have forged under Radchenko’s direction an exciting new company staging new productions of timeless classics such as Giselle, Don Quixote, Paquita and Carmen

Since its inception, the Moscow Festival Ballet has completed two tours of Europe, with extraordinary receptions in Italy, France, Spain, Germany and the Netherlands. 

Tickets to the Moscow Festival Ballet are $25-$40-$55-$75 and can be purchased at the Performing Arts Center Box Office at 895-ARTS (2787) or online at pac.unlv.edu. Student rush tickets are $13 each (not inclusive of the facilities fee), and available one hour prior to each event, based on availability and with valid student I.D. UNLV faculty and staff discounts also are available. A $1.50 facilities fee, in addition to the ticket price, is charged on all Performing Arts Center tickets. The box office is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Information about all of the season’s performances can be found on the Performing Arts Center website, located at pac.unlv.edu.

Founded in 1976, the Performing Arts Center at UNLV is Southern Nevada’s original performing arts venue, celebrating nearly 40 years of arts in Las Vegas. Located on the north end of the UNLV campus, the PAC hosts a variety of performances and is home to the Charles Vanda Master Series. At the UNLV PAC, Southern Nevadans can enjoy the arts nearly every day of the year. The Performing Arts Center is home to productions presented by the Nevada Conservatory Theatre at UNLV and the UNLV music and dance departments, the Desert Chorale, and the Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society. The Center also hosts more than 50,000 Clark County School District students yearly for productions, festivals and concerts.

 

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