Alameda Civic Ballet's The Nutcracker: A Holiday Family Favorite
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The last date listed for The Nutcracker was Sunday December 16, 2012 / 2:00pm.
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Featured review from Paul
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This was beautifully done, especially for a local production. It was fun to watch the interplay between professional dancers, student dancers, and young children!
Unfortunately, ticket collection was poorly organized, so there was chaos in the lobby. It didn't help that this audience isn't accustomed to attending large public events (people who think nothing of stopping to chat in the same single entryway that 1,200 others have to use -- and parents who can't control their children).
Also, there was an unpleasant element of parents fawning over their children (paid ads in the program for individual kids, etc.)
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Parking is free Sundays in a parking garage on Oak Street. Be prepared for lots of children attending the show. The seats aren't really stadium style so cross your fingers that you aren't behind a couple of tall people blocking your view. It seems...continued
This year, Alameda Civic Ballet is delighted to welcome back special guest stars Ethan and Nikki White, finalists in Paula Abdul’s Live to Dance. Ethan and Nikki will dance the roles of Snow Queen and King as well as the Arabian couple. Joining them will be other Bay Area guest artists as well as a cast of over one hundred dancers ranging in age from three to sixty.
This holiday season prepare to be transported on a magical journey with Clara and the Nutcracker Prince. From the heroic battle against the Mouse King, travel through the Land of the Snowflakes and on to the Kingdom of the Sweets. There you will meet the Sugar Plum Fairy and be entertained by the wonders of the Land of Enchantment.
Whether this is your first time seeing a Nutcracker production or it is a time honored holiday tradition, make ACBs 8th Annual Nutcracker part of your holiday festivities.