Venue Details

43 Star Starred
Kofman Theatre
2200 Central Avenue Alameda, CA 94501
510-522-7101
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The weather was cool.. I wore long sleeved blouse and sweater..
The Nutcracker dress Apr 15 2014 star this tip starred
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10 events
4 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 18 2011

It was just ok. A little bit amateurish, although a few dancers were really great.

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5 events
2 reviews
7 stars
attended Dec 18 2011

Parking is free Sundays in a parking garage on Oak Street. Be prepared for lots of children attending the show. The seats aren't really stadium style so cross your fingers that you aren't behind a couple of tall people blocking your view. It seems...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Dec 18 2011

The Nutcracker was fantastic my granddaughter and I really had a great time. It was the first time ever and I was blown away. Just awesome. I can't wait to see it again, and this time I'm hoping the entire family will come.

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Website

http://www.alamedanutcracker.com

Description

This year, Alameda Civic Ballet is delighted to welcome back special guest stars Ethan and Nikki White, finalists in Paula Abdul’s Live to Dance. Ethan and Nikki will dance the roles of Snow Queen and King as well as the Arabian couple. Joining them will be other Bay Area guest artists as well as a cast of over one hundred dancers ranging in age from three to sixty.

This holiday season prepare to be transported on a magical journey with Clara and the Nutcracker Prince. From the heroic battle against the Mouse King, travel through the Land of the Snowflakes and on to the Kingdom of the Sweets. There you will meet the Sugar Plum Fairy and be entertained by the wonders of the Land of Enchantment.

Whether this is your first time seeing a Nutcracker production or it is a time honored holiday tradition, make ACBs 8th Annual Nutcracker part of your holiday festivities.

About the Ticket Supplier: Alameda Civic Ballet

Alameda Civic Ballet was founded in February 2003 and achieved non-profit 501(3)c status as a charitable organization in November of 2004. The goal of the company is to create and present high quality community accessible ballet performances, while providing young dancers with valuable experience performing alongside professional dancers.

The Alameda Civic Ballet made its debut performance in June 200 at Kofman Auditorium in Alameda with Degas Dancers, a work inspired by the paintings of the famous French painter Edgar Degas. Alameda Civic Ballet was also invited to perform Degas Dancers in November 2003 at the Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco, in conjunction with The Degas Sculpture Exhibit. In December 2003, the company presented it's premier performance of Act 2 Nutcracker Excerpts. In February 2004, the company was honored to be part of the Alameda Education Foundation Mardi Gras Gala and won rave reviews for it's Festive Les Bons Temps (The Good Times) set to the infectious music Of the Bay Area's Zydeco/Cajun King, Tom Rigney. The company has presented Spring performances in 2004 and 2005, featuring an eclectic mix of Ballet, Modern, Salsa, Can Can, and contemporary pieces. In December 2004, the company performed Nutcracker Highlights at five sold-out shows.

The company has recently been informed that it has been nominated for the Alameda Chamber of Commerce 2005 Business Awards for it's contribution to the arts.