Alameda Civic Ballet's The Nutcracker, a Holiday Family Favorite
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The last date listed for The Nutcracker was Sunday December 21, 2008 / 2:00pm.
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I enjoyed this event. I saw it last year too. It was similar yet there were a few dancers that were "off" this year. The children were adorable. The BEST part was the male dancer in the second act. He was AMAZING! My friend and I could have watched just him for two hours. The way he carried himself and how he danced was spectacular. About this venue, it was very cold. I guess they have no heat? I don't remember it being so cold last year. It is nice that they serve refreshments. It would be great if we could bring them in to the theater. Also they REALLY need to have a policy on babies or kids that parents cannot control or when parents do not take them out in the lobby. Literally, through the entire show, there was a kid yelling, screaming, or talking. It sounded like the same child from the same area. Luckily, we were not in that section but it was still very disruptive.
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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
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.