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Why Don’t We See More Ballets With The Care Bears?

By Dan Meagher – Director of Marketing When I think of classic ballet performances, certain names like Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev come to mind.  One name that seems to be curiously missing from the list are the Care Bears. Yes, the same cuddly little creatures from the 1980s were also trained dancers as evidenced […]

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Dance + Film

By Dan Meagher – Director of Marketing We’re thrilled to start a new tradition at Diablo Ballet. On July 16th, we’re welcoming the Dance on Film Festival to the San Francisco Bay Area, screening some of the best movies that captured dance. Someone asked me “Why do we need this?”  While I was initially shocked, […]

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When Twitter Goes Bad

UPDATE: Diablo Ballet is back on Twitter, It only took two weeks to make that happen.  Had it not been for the wonderful outpouring of support from our Twitter friends and followers, we would not be back.  They kept tweeting our cause to Twitter Support and made it happen.  I can’t tell you how touched […]

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How A Champion Dancer Brought An Animated Classic To Life

By Dan Meagher – Diablo Ballet Ballerinas often star in works based on fairy tales. But how many actually get to be the inspiration for a legendary film fairy tale character?  Dancer Marge Champion got to do just that. The shame is, many of us don’t know.  Not only was Marge, along with husband & […]

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Just the facts about Mr B

By Ashley Wolf – Diablo Ballet There are a few things we know. George Balanchine was one of the world’s greatest choreographers.  He created works for both the stage and movie screen. He worked with Pablo Picasso. Wait. What?  You didn’t know that?  Since all of us at Diablo Ballet are in a Balanchine kinda mood (we’re […]

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