Fadeyev Ballet to Present NUTCRACKER LONG ISLAND This December

A tradition as big as the holiday season itself, Fadeyev Ballet presents Nutcracker Long Island sponsored by Russian Pointe.

This production choreographed by Yaroslav Fadeyev, Artistic Director of the Fadeyev Ballet is the perfect introduction to this perennial holiday favorite featuring the beloved music by Tchaikovsky and the original story by E.T.A Hoffmann. Bring the entire family to experience Marie's magical journey to the Land of the Sweets and watch her dreams come to life in this timeless holiday classic. Fadeyev Ballet's Nutcracker Long Island is a student production and has been created and priced especially for family audiences.

Fadeyev Ballet's Nutcracker Long Island will be at the Jeanne Rimsky Theater at the Landmark on Main Street on Saturday, December 10 at 2:00 pm. The Jeanne Rimsky Theater at the Landmark on Main Street is located at 232 Main Street, Port Washington, New York 11050. Tickets are $18 and $15 for children ages twelve and under and can be purchased online at FadeyevBallet.org. The theater is accessible for all audiences and arrangements can be made for those with special needs.

Fadeyev Ballet promotes and supports the art of dance through education, performance and outreach on Long Island and to an international audience based on the syllabus of the Vaganova Method of Classical Ballet.

In 1987, Mr. Fadeyev was selected as one of only seven students, and the only professional dancer, from the Soviet Union to participate in the Peace Child exchange program here in the United States and in the Soviet Union. During Perestroika, Peace Child represented one of the initial programs that brought these two countries together through the arts; and was one of the first times that children from Russia were permitted to travel to the U.S. This experience gave Mr. Fadeyev his first inspiration of how transformative dance can be.

Mr. Fadeyev was born in to a ballet family. His mother was a master teacher at St. Petersburg University of the Humanities and Social Sciences, principal dancer at Mikhailovsky Theater, and an Honored Artist of the Russian Federation so he literally grew up in the ballet world. Trained exclusively at the world-renowned Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet in St. Petersburg Russia, Yaroslav began an extensive career that has now culminated as a gifted teacher, coach, director and expert on the Vaganova Method of Classical Ballet. He has over 30 years experience as a dance professional. Career highlights include dancing professionally with Kirov Ballet of the Mariinsky Theater, Hartford Ballet and the Metropolitan Opera Ballet.

Fadeyev Ballet is located at 340 Wheatley Plaza in Greenvale, Long Island at the Studios at Dany Holdstein Two Worlds. For more information about Fadeyev Ballet or to inquire about ballet instruction or education outreach for your organization go to FadeyevBallet.org or call 516.360.6502.

Russian Pointe is the 2016 sponsor of Fadeyev Ballet's Nutcracker Long Island. Established in 1998, Russian Pointe's mission is to provide elegant dance products to inspire dancers to lead extraordinary lives. More information and a full line of Pointe shoes and dance products can be found at RussianPointe.com.

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