Venue Details

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Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts - Main Stage
at Mercy Street 500 Castro Street Mountain View, CA 94041
650-903-6000
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Ruukie7
25 events
16 reviews
12 stars
Plenty of fun restaurants on Castro street. Park you car, walk and find whatever you like, or, you can have a light meal, coffee, dessert at the venue.
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Ruukie7
25 events
16 reviews
12 stars
I wore slacks and short sleeve shirt, wife was in pant suit. Longest day of the year, so it was warm and enjoyable to have coffee outdoors before the show..
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Reviews & Ratings

Smuin Ballet's 2010-2011 Holiday Program
44 ratings
4.5 average rating
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Eddie Red Velvet
73 events
42 reviews
13 stars
attended Dec 10 2010

This show is wonderful! The dancing was done superbly! It is a wonderful holiday show and the 2nd part was colorful with red green costumes.. Would recommend it to my friends..

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11 events
5 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 11 2010

Great Holiday experience. The high quality of Smuin dancing is amazing...they really have fun with it and so does the audience.

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35 events
20 reviews
6 stars
attended Dec 09 2010

Wonderful production, great dancers, music and even great seats in the balcony.

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Quotes & Highlights

Watch a video preview of Smuin Ballet’s Christmas ballet highlights at YouTube.

Description

The Bay Area’s hottest holiday ticket, The Christmas Ballet, makes its annual visit with a perfect gift for audience members of all ages. Smuin Ballet’s snow-filled extravaganza boasts everything from ballet, tap, and jazz to a wealth of other dances and music drawn from holiday traditions from around the world. 

Called “an ode to holiday mischief” by 7×7 Magazine and “an effervescent bauble” by the San Francisco Chronicle, this enormously popular celebration includes gorgeous traditional ballet danced to Handel, Bach, and familiar carols (the Classical Christmas) along with contemporary pieces set to beloved pop tunes by Louis Armstrong, Harry Connick Jr., and Elvis (the Cool Christmas). This year features two world premieres: Choreographer in Residence Amy Seiwert’s ballet performed to Leonard Bernstein’s sweeping version of “Carol of the Bells,” and Ballet Master Amy London’s cheery.