28th Anniversary Gala

April 7, 2022

Celebrate Diablo Ballet’s 28th Anniversary Performance and Celebration on April 7th, 2022.  This one-night only special performance will feature the company premiere of the glorious Sur le Fil choreographed by Penny Saunders, the sweeping romantic ballet, Orange by Stanton Welch, Artistic Director of the Houston Ballet, and the celebratory Flames of Paris featuring the entire company. Also included is “Waltz of the Hours” from Coppélia performed by the advanced level at Diablo Ballet School and a new work, Happy, You’re Happy by company dancer and choreographer Michael Wells, set to the music of Frederic Chopin in honor of this landmark occasion.

Immediately following the performance, the night continues at Diablo Ballet’s 28th Anniversary Celebration which includes small bites, wine and a champagne toast with the dancers in Grower’s Square across the street from the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. For tickets to the after performance celebration, use the purchase ticket link to the left, but please note tickets are limited. If you are a subscriber who purchased with your subscription, please make sure you RSVP here so that your name will be on the guest list.

In addition to the evening on April 7th, patrons and friends can support Diablo Ballet by participating in our online auction open now through April 8 at 7 pm PST. Bid on some amazing items such as weekend getaways, dinners, retreats and excursions to benefit Diablo Ballet, Diablo Ballet School and our PEEK Outreach programs. Click here to view our list of great items all benefitting the company!


Purchase a ticket to our Anniversary Celebration at Grower’s Square immediately following the performance.  Tickets are $165 each.