From Russia with love for ballet

The Moscow Ballet 'La Classique' warm up for their show.
The Moscow Ballet 'La Classique' warm up for their show.

Moscow Ballet La Classique warmed up with an audience before performing Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker at the TSB Showplace in New Plymouth last night.

Young Taranaki ballerinas were invited  to watch the foreign professionals prepare for the show and turned out en masse.

Moscow Ballet La Classique was founded 23 years ago by director Elik Melikov and is performing in New Zealand until the end of the month as part of their tour of Australasia.

The are performing The Nutcracker again in New Plymouth tonight.

Taranaki Daily News