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Smuin Ballet 2012-2013 Holiday Program

Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts - Main Stage (Mountain View, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

42 ratings
4.8 average rating
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1 review
0 stars
attended Nov 29 2012

This dance production combined the classic and comtemporary with a holiday flair that was magical. If you want Christmas Ballet but are weary of the Nutcracker, this is a wonderful alternative. The classic and contemporary music was matched...continued

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29 reviews
6 stars
attended Nov 30 2012

The first half was more traditional classical Christmas ballet.. Some acts were returns from previous years... Went a bit too long with the classical. After intermission, the fun jazz dancing is what I really enjoyed...

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19 reviews
62 stars
attended Nov 30 2012

Always a great performance with Smuin.

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13 reviews
2 stars
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9 reviews
26 stars
attended Nov 29 2012

One of the most exciting dance programs we've ever seen. Marvelous choreography and extraordinary dancers. The range of dance numbers, cleverness and sense of humor were absolutely brilliant.

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1 review
6 stars
attended Nov 30 2012

The sets, the dancing, the choice of music were all so joyous. This newest of the traditional Smuin Christmas Ballets was the best yet.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Nov 28 2012

This was a wonderful performance. It consisted of many small pieces done to different music. Some of the choreography was gorgeous, sensitive and dramatic, some was funny, sexy, and just fun. It was all enjoyable. The music varied from...continued

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16 reviews
9 stars
attended Dec 01 2012

EXCELLENT!
The very best of classical and modern ballet and dance.
Beautiful, accomplished dancers,
Our 10th annual treat of this ballet.

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15 reviews
6 stars
attended Dec 01 2012

The music and the dancing were superb....They can do everything from classical ballet to jive and rock and roll......

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14 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 01 2012

Once again, Smuin Ballet launched the holiday season with an energetic and creative performance. The dancers are incredible and demonstrate fine form with the necessary theatricality to eniven the evening. It is good to see the"old friend"...continued

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10 reviews
8 stars
attended Dec 01 2012

So happy that I could go with friends on Saturday afternoon. Love the matinee shows. Love each dancer too! Keep up the good work!

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8 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 28 2012

Great energy of the dancers. With a new dance choreographed by Amy Seiwert and a new work (never performed) by founder, Michael Smuin, this was one of the best Smuin holiday ballet shows ever.

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8 reviews
9 stars
attended Nov 29 2012

Love this show! This is my 3rd year and it is now firmly under my annual traditional Christmas 'to do's! This is a great show for those who don't think they like ballet. The first half is classical in movement and music, but the second is all...continued

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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 29 2012

Fun and interesting choreography performed by very talented dancers.

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5 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 30 2012

This ballet production was excellent! I took my mother who has scene shows in NewYoork and San Francisco and is quite hard to please. my mother loved it I also brought my 10 year old daughter and she also liked the modern version which you never...continued

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5 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 28 2012

This is a wonderful seasonal show...I would highly recommend it!

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4 reviews
0 stars
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4 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 28 2012

I think the Smuin Ballet and the Christmas Show are really great. The second half has such fun music and dances. This is my third time seeing it and I still love it!

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4 reviews
6 stars
attended Nov 29 2012

The ballet was fantastic as usual. What a talent and enthusiasm!

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 28 2012

Best yet I've seen. The Classical part (lst part) was beautiful with more interesting dancing than last year's performance. Of course, the 2nd half is the best part with the lively songs and dances and the snow falling was wonderful. Still...continued

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