Venue Details

Sean
Thirsty Bear is one block from the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts & worked well for a pre-show dinner.
Smuin Ballet: XXcentric dining May 16 2014 star this tip starred
Andrea Laudate
The weather was casual. I wore dress pants and top--leather shoes, jewelry and a cute little purse.
Smuin Ballet: XXcentric dress May 12 2014 star this tip starred

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6 reviews
63 stars
attended Dec 09 2012

I've read a couple reviews that complain about the noise level because of the kids....ummm.....the show is FOR KIDS!!!! It's holiday magic for children. We saw kids dancing in the aisles. We saw kids with smiles a mile wide on their face. One...continued

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attended Dec 02 2011

Cute... great for pre-schoolers.

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 10 2011

It was very well done, but I think that my grandchildren, who are eight years old, were probably just a little too old for the production, although they enjoyed it.

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Website

http://odcdance.org/performance.php?param=2

Quotes & Highlights

Watch a video preview of The Velveteen Rabbit_.
“Delightful, imaginative, with something to offer both adults and children … the choreography makes the story come alive.” -The New York Times
“A holiday production that keeps kindergartners on the edge of their seats while moving some parents to tears.” -San Francisco Chronicle
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Description

December 1, 2013: Milk and Cookies Afterparty

After the performance, dance and pose with your favorite characters, get your face painted and feast on mountains of holiday delicacies and tasty natural and organic treats as you make holiday memories with your family.

This show runs 70 minutes, including one intermission.

Join us for this beloved Bay Area holiday tradition. ODC/Dance enlivens Margery Williams’ classic tale of a well-worn nursery rabbit that becomes real. Told though music, dance and a powerful narrative, The Velveteen Rabbit celebrates the unique relationship between a little boy and his stuffed rabbit, and the enduring power of love.

 

Brimming with wit, festive costumes, madcap characters and the perfect amount of holiday cheer, ODC/Dance — one of America’s most exciting and acclaimed contemporary dance companies, returns to Yerba Buena Center for the Arts to present their the beloved Bay Area production!

About the Ticket Supplier: ODC Dance

ODC is a groundbreaking contemporary arts institution with longstanding roots in the San Francisco community. Now one of the most active centers for dance on the West Coast, we are unique for our fully integrated program vision and far-reaching impact. Our two building campus features eight studios, two performance venues and several office suites, is home to a world-class dance company, a professional, pre-professional, and recreational dance training program, a Healthy Dancer's Clinic, and a nationally regarded presenting venue.