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Marat Daukayev Ballet Theatre's The Nutcracker Reviews

Luckman Fine Arts Complex (Los Angeles, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

121 ratings
4.3 average rating
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4 reviews
7 stars
attended Dec 08 2013

Enjoyed the mesmerizing experience of the Marat Daukayev Nutcracker ballet. Beautiful choreography and expert performance. Would definitely see again yearly with different themes.

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4 reviews
4 stars
attended Dec 14 2013

Took my daughter to see this very traditional Christmas event. We had a good time.

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272 reviews
152 stars
attended Dec 07 2014

An excellent performance, amazing discipline on the part of the huge number of student performers.

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194 reviews
144 stars
attended Dec 08 2013

It was just O.K. - I was disappointed that the Nutcracker remained a doll throughout the entire performance. He usually comes to life & participates in the dream, as all of the other characters & animals do. Only the main "prince" was priceless...continued

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146 reviews
89 stars
attended Dec 13 2014

A little different from other Nutcrackers in that it didn't completely tell the story but rather featured the entire cast in various dances. It was more like a recital but all levels of the school danced for an enthusiastic (mom, dad, friends )...continued

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17 reviews
22 stars
attended Dec 13 2014

I went with my wife to see this wonderful performance. We thoroughly enjoyed every minute of the performance, as it was evident that the cast members spent many, many hours in rehearsals and truly created a fabulous masterpiece, as even the...continued

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Nutcracker Red Velvet
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6 reviews
1 stars
Gladys Talley Red Velvet
7 events
4 reviews
50 stars
Gladys Talley Red Velvet
7 events
4 reviews
50 stars
attended Dec 13 2014

What a beautiful performance! It has become one of my favorite Nutcracker Ballet shows. I try to go to three different performances in the Los Angeles area. I love that each year I can see something special added to their choreography. This year,...continued

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2 reviews
4 stars
attended Dec 14 2014

Best Nutcracker I've ever seen! I've seen several. A can't miss holiday experience. I will definitely go next year. A magical, extravagant joy! Just go!

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Silvio Red Velvet
10 events
2 reviews
102 stars
attended Dec 07 2013

my daughters first ballet. can't wait till next year

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1 review
2 stars
attended Dec 14 2014

Great experience. Loved the dancers. Took a 7 yearold. She enjoyed it too. Albeit a bit too long.

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29 reviews
39 stars
attended Dec 06 2014

The show started nearl 15 minutes late.

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19 reviews
53 stars
attended Dec 14 2013

Probably the best Nutcracker you'll ever see produced by a ballet school. Beatiful back drops and costumes. Amazingly talented young dancers. Mr Daukayev as Drosselmeyer himself and SF principal Maria Kochetkova guest stars as sugar plum - such...continued

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13 reviews
4 stars
attended Dec 07 2013

Superb performance. I did miss the lady with the big dress, however.

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11 reviews
12 stars
attended Dec 14 2013

I paid $49 for 2 tickets that were orchestra/balcony instead of the lowest $12 per ticket -- I wanted the best seats possible. When we got to the theater, the tickets we were given were in the mid balcony with a face price of $17. This did not...continued

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9 reviews
13 stars
attended Dec 14 2013

When I ordered the tickets I was unaware that this company is actually a dancing school, however, I was quickly charmed by the young, dedicated dancers. They were marvelous., and the costumes, which are especially important in a holiday...continued

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7 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 06 2014

It is a nice presentation with over 100 kids and young adults performing in beautiful costumes from Marat's ballet school. Lots of parents and friends attend - they all bring flowers for the dancers. Nice family event.

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6 reviews
9 stars
attended Dec 07 2013

Charming, magical version of The Nutcracker, with gifted, well trained students, who seemed to be having a great time. We had a great time, too.

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5 reviews
13 stars
attended Dec 14 2013

I initially intended to attend the Long Beach ballet, and somehow I ended up with the wrong purchase. In any case my 8 guests and I , ages ranging from 55 and one teen, and one 6 year old attended. We drove for several hours to attend. I...continued

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