The Nutcracker: Holiday Classic From West Coast Ballet
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The last date listed for The Nutcracker was Saturday December 7, 2013 / 7:00pm.
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Featured review from Elena Hood
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California Center for the Arts is a great venue, the staff were courteous and friendly and the Goldstar seats were fantastic.
The Nutcracker is an annual tradition in our family but to be honest, we found this production very disappointing. Of course the children were adorable and the principle dancers were beautiful but the sets and costumes reminded me of high school drama classes, the farce-like "acting" of certain supporting characters was difficult to watch and the skateboarding (yes, skateboarding) godfather in the last scene was downright embarrassing. I was sincerely wondering whether or not this was a professional company.
While this production was a better economical option, and the kids dancing atop the fox (a fox?!) were freaking cute, next year, I hope Goldstar offers seats to The Grinch at The Old Globe Theater! :)
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A delightful evening at the ballet. The performance was absolutely delightful, the venue was great and we'd go back in a heart beat. This was our first time to see the Nutcracker and first visit to The Escondido Performing Arts Center, both were...continued