Venue Details

Kofman Theatre
2200 Central Avenue Alameda, CA 94501
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4.1 / 5 Rated by 15 members
Review from Christine Yory
26 events 6 reviews

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

reviewed Dec 20 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from pam
10 events 5 reviews

Anyone who loves children will love this Nutcracker. It features children of all ages, and many very young ones. The principal dancers (who were adults) were terrific, especially the sugar plum fairy and her prince. I knew several of the...continued

reviewed Dec 21 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from JaYing
10 events 3 reviews

Excellent show and value. Production comprised a blend of mostly students, part-time professional dancers, and top-notch professional ballet dancers performing the lead Snow Queen/King/Sugar Plum Fairy/Cavalier roles. For a small ballet company,...continued

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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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