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51 Star Starred
Kofman Theatre
2200 Central Avenue Alameda, CA 94501
510-522-7101
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"The Nutcracker"
15 ratings
4.1 average rating
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9 events
2 reviews
10 stars
attended Dec 21 2008

The Alameda Civic Ballet's "Nutcracker" was OK. It was more a community & local venue at a school auditorium with cute little kids on stage. I thought it would be more of a professional production with a live orchestra, magical theatrical...continued

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7 events
2 reviews
4 stars
attended Dec 20 2008

We attended because we live right down the street we found the 1/2 price tickets. But, we were pleasantly surprised. It was a great local production. Lots of cute kids and some very talented dancers. Sound was good and the venue is easy.

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26 events
6 reviews
13 stars
attended Dec 20 2008

Went due to the fact that my mother who is 72 years old stated that she had never attended the Nutcracker in her life. This was a pleasant rendition with lots of small children (who were very cute). The prima ballerina and ballet master were very...continued

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Description

San Francisco’s Lines Ballet dancers Corey Scott-Gilbert and Meredith Webster will dance the roles of the Sugar Plum Cavalier and Sugar Plum Fairy, respectively.  Additionally, Daniel Escudero, formerly of Ballet West of Utah, will dance the role of Snow King and Jamielyn Duggan, of SF Opera Ballet, will dance the role of Snow Queen.

With over a hundred dancers ranging in age from three to sixty, this beautiful full-scale production is a celebration of the true spirit of Christmas. Abra Rudisill, ACB’s Artistic Director, was Oakland Ballet’s prima ballerina and ballet mistress from 1982 to 2002.

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