Tag: Marat Daukayev

Marat ‘Nutcracker’ comes to life this holiday season

Marat ‘Nutcracker’ comes to life this holiday season

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Sugar Plum Fairy, waltzing snowflakes and toy soldiers are among holiday favorites in Marat Daukayev Ballet Theatre’s magical performance of “The Nutcracker.” More than 150 dancers, many from our neighborhoods, will twirl and leap in seven shows this month at the Luckman Fine Arts Complex, 5151 State University Drive on the Cal State University […]

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Marat Daukayev School ballet school grooms students for careers

Marat Daukayev School ballet school grooms students for careers

| November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Chainé! Chainé! Chainé!” artistic director Marat Daukayev calls out rhythmically to students as they move across the dance floor in a straight line of quick turns. “Chaine” is  a succession or chain of turns requiring precise technique propelled by unwavering momentum,  and also describes the progressive development of the Marat Daukayev School of Ballet since […]

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