Jabbawockeez Review (Best Vegas Dance Show)

The Jabbawockeez are a world-famous dance crew that perform an amazing show in Las Vegas at MGM Grand. It’s energetic and family-friendly.

Jeremy Koering

Jeremy Koering

March 24, 2023
Jabbawockeez at MGM Grand Las Vegas

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When it comes to dance shows in Las Vegas, there’s only one name that matters: Jabbawockeez. This phenomenally popular troupe has been wowing audiences for years with their awe-inspiring synchronized moves, and they show no signs of slowing down. If you want to see one of the best Las Vegas shows, don’t miss Jabbawockeez.

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  • Moderate – $$$

  • The show is extremely energetic and engaging, keeping you entertained from start to finish.
  • Tickets are expensive, but it’s well worth the price.
  • Jabbawockeez is a world-famous dance crew with years of experience, so you know you’re in for a high-quality performance.

When it comes to entertainment in Las Vegas, there definitely isn’t a shortage. From shows to casinos and everything in-between, Vegas is a place where people from all over the world go to feed their senses.

The Jabbawockeez Las Vegas show at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino is a cutting-edge performance with a combination of captivating tunes and dance moves. The dance crew of twenty members puts on 75 minutes of non-stop excitement, and creates a production, unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before.

If you’re interested in learning more about the Jabbawockeez Las Vegas show and this award-winning group, then read on.

Who are the Jabbawockeez?

The Jabbawockeez are a world-famous hip-hop dance group. They’ve been performing on stage for thousands of people since 2006 when they appeared on America’s Got Talent.

In 2008, they went on to win America’s Best Dance Crew on MTV. Their list of appearances and accomplishments since then is too extensive, to sum up in one article, but their greatest achievement is arguably their Las Vegas residency.

For over 15 years, the Jabbawockeez have been lighting up the stage with their electric dance moves that guests from all over the world come to Vegas to see.

The group is known for their signature white masks that they wear when they perform, and their original and entertaining moves. The mystery the white masks creates is intentional for the group—as their goal is for the viewer’s attention to be on the collective group and not on one individual.

The faceless and nameless dancers also use masks to create a sense of inclusion so people of all demographics can connect with the performance and be united in music and dance. The idea of unity and their breathtaking moves have gained them a massive following and filled the seats at the Jabbawockeez MGM Grand Vegas show.

But you still might be wondering: why the strange name? The dance crew chose the name “Jabbawockeez,” pronounced Ja-buh-waa-keez, in reference to Lewis Carroll’s famous book, “Through the Looking Glass.”

One of the most popular poems is titled “Jabberwocky” and is a fantastical poem about a creature that wanders the fictional “tulgey wood,” which is a never-ending forest filled with bizarre and mysterious creatures.

The name is on par with the mystery and allure surrounding the members and performances of the Jabbawockeez dance crew.

What is Jabbawockeez show like?

The show is about 75 minutes in length, but you’ll find this time flies by. With perfectly executed dance moves that you’ve never seen done before, you’ll be completely enthralled with the dance performance.

The dance crew wears their signature white masks at all times and matching futuristic-like outfits that make the show even more intriguing. Each dance is set to a variety of upbeat songs that match their unique dance style.

The songs range from Sinatra to Soldier Boy with cleverly timed transitions and remixes that keep you on your toes. The dance moves themselves are an eclectic combination of b-boying, popping, and other urban styles. The members execute each move perfectly in sync and with pure athleticism.

Don’t expect a dull moment during the show. Dancers are constantly moving to the booming songs, and the artfully designed lights and screens move around and project eye-catching images throughout the theater.

Since this is a Las Vegas show, expect professional lighting and other visuals to add to the performance. Most of the Jabbawockeez show is too complex to even be put into words and is a production that can only be experienced in person if you wish to experience the full effect.

Who Can Go?

Bring your grandma or bring your three-year-old, the Jabbawockeez show has a little something for everyone to enjoy. If you’re looking for exciting family-friendly entertainment on The Strip, then this show is perfect for you. The electric music and visually enticing elements keep kids and adults of all ages intrigued and entertained for the full hour and a half.

When it comes to buying tickets, the venue requires that children ages 4 or older must purchase a ticket to be admitted into the show. However, children ages 3 and under are free and must be seated on their parent or guardian’s lap.

Where is Jabbawockeez?

Jabbawockeez is located at MGM Grand on the Las Vegas Strip. MGM Grand is one of the best hotels in Las Vegas.

Want to know how to get there?
The theater is easily accessible through either MGM Grand’s main entrance or The Strip entrance. Depending on where you’re coming from, how you get to the theater will look different.

Entering from The Strip:
If you’re entering MGM Grand from the Las Vegas Boulevard entrance, then walk past Centrifuge and stay on the left. You should pass the Buffet and continue heading straight until you see the Jabbawockeez Theater on your left-hand side.

From the front desk:
If you’re entering MGM Grand from the parking garage, then follow the signs to the MGM Grand front desk and take the escalator up one floor. Once you see the front desk, then head straight through the Casino towards the Avenue Café. Once you come to the Café, turn left and continue walking straight through the Casino. Soon, you’ll see the Jabbawockeez Theater on your right-hand side.

MGM Grand

MGM Grand is a top destination in Las Vegas. MGM Grand has a large variety of restaurants, bars, live entertainment, and things to do.

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