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51 Star Starred
Kofman Theatre
2200 Central Avenue Alameda, CA 94501
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"The Nutcracker"
47 ratings
4.1 average rating
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830 events
424 reviews
456 stars
attended Dec 22 2007

My friend and I really enjoyed this event. Wonderful costumes. Amazing dancing - beautiful, elegant. Very glad we went. The only thing we thought that would have made it even better would be a live orchestra. Kudos to the amazing dancers and...continued

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243 events
227 reviews
40 stars
attended Dec 22 2006

Lovely Nutcracker! Many young children, a few of whom were children of our friends so that made it a special show. Would definitely go again next Christmas!

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90 events
12 reviews
19 stars
attended Dec 22 2007

Performance was very enjoyable with both professional and amateur dancers. Well done and definately worth seeing.

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After last year’s nearly sold-out shows, Alameda Civic Ballet’s full-length Nutcracker is back by popular demand, with more than 100 talented performers. Directed and choreographed by Abra Rudisill, this year’s performance features guest artists Meredith Webster and John Michael Schert from Lines Ballet, Carlo Sierras from San Francisco Opera Ballet and others who have performed professionally with the American Ballet Theatre, Ballet Hawaii, Nevada Dance Theater, Oakland Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet and San Francisco Ballet.

Don’t miss the Sugar Plum Parties directly after each performance: Take pictures, get autographs and enjoy sweets with the entire cast! (Party tickets will be available for $7 at the door.)

Founded in February 2003 under the artistic direction of Abra Rudisill, former Prima Ballerina/Ballet Mistress/Teacher of Oakland Ballet, Alameda Civic Ballet is the affiliate performing company of the Alameda Ballet Academy. The goal of the company is to create and present quality and community-accessible ballet performances, while providing young dancers with valuable experience performing alongside professional dancers.

<em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> Yoshi's Oakland <em>A Thousand Splendid Suns</em> <em>On Beckett</em> <em>Back Home Again</em>