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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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Diablo Ballet’s Apollo shines in Cali!

June 7, 2010 Hola from tropical Cali, Colombia!  I am Diablo Ballet dancer, Erika Johnson, and I’m thrilled to be here at the fourth annual Festival Internacional de Ballet! The house was full at the historic Teatro Municipal this evening, and Jekyns Peláez, Tina Kay Bohnstedt, Jenna McClintock, and Mayo Sugano shined on the 19th […]

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