Dance Notes: Celebrated Masters

It’s one of those sad facts of life….all good things must come to an end. And for dance lovers and Diablo Ballet supporters, Celebrated Masters, performing at Walnut Creek’s Del Valle Theatre on May 4-5, closes another incredible year where we were able to not only “experience the power of dance,” but revel in every graceful […]

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Diablo Ballet 2018 Auction

Bid now and get amazing items at amazing prices all for a great cause! Diablo Ballet’s online auction is now open! Bid now at our online site at BiddingForGood on fantastic trips to San Francisco, Napa wine country, the California Coast, plus delicious restaurants, winery excursions, arts experiences, and more. For 24 years, Diablo Ballet […]

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Dance Notes: Harmonious Beauty

By Diane Claytor Harmonious, according to the dictionary definition, means “forming a pleasing, consistent whole…made up of sounds that combine agreeably…pleasing to the ear, tuneful, melodious.” And Beauty…well, we all have our own definition of beauty, but according to, it’s the “quality present in a thing or person that gives intense pleasure or deep […]

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Diablo Ballet Brings Beauty and Excitement in 24th Season

by Diane Claytor The outside temperature may give no indication that autumn is right around the corner, but stores are touting Halloween products and colder weather clothing, reminding us that it, will, indeed, be here before we know it. And with the fall season, comes more – and better — adult entertainment options: new TV […]

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Is Ballet a Dying Art Form?

By Diane Claytor Las Lomas High School (Walnut Creek) graduating senior Caroline Fuller recently wrote her senior paper on this very topic. A former volunteer with Diablo Ballet, Caroline interviewed Lauren Jonas, the Ballet’s co-founder, as she researched her paper. When asked, Lauren said she “loves what Caroline wrote” and does, indeed, agree with much […]

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