Articles in: Dance

Diablo Ballet School

We are so incredibly excited to announce: Opening August of 2019 at Performing Academy’s Diablo location (also known as the Firehouse). Classes will be offered to students ages three through adult who enjoy dancing as well as those who wish to pursue a professional career in ballet. Under the leadership of Lauren Jonas, Co-Founder and […]

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Diablo Ballet Story Times

Join Diablo Ballet for our Once Upon a Time Story Times! Prior to the 2pm matinee of Once Upon a Time on March 23rd, Mayor Cindy Silva and costumed performers will bring the classic fairytale of Cinderella to life in this 30 minute interactive reading. Cinderella and her prince will teach our young audience members […]

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Dance Notes: Diablo Ballet – 25 Years and Counting

By Diane Claytor Diablo Ballet will turn 25 years old in March, 2019. From now until that auspices date, there will be periodic blog posts taking you from the very beginning, when this incredible company was a mere idea, to the gala celebrating this remarkable accomplishment. At the Beginning… Once upon a time, in a […]

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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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