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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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Diablo Ballet Closes Out Incredible Season with Another Spectacular Program

By Diane Claytor Diablo Ballet’s spectacular 23rd season comes to an end with it’s final performance at Walnut Creek’s Del Valle Theatre May 5-6. And like all the shows before, this Celebrated Masters program promises to be filled with both classical and contemporary repertoires, incredible artistry, gracefulness and simply beautiful dancing. As Bryn Namavari of […]

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Diablo Ballet’s Newest Program — Body and Soul — Feb. 3-4, 2017

by Diane Claytor Diablo Ballet’s latest performance, Body and Soul, is February 3-4 at Walnut Creek’s Del Valle Theatre (1963 Tice Valley Blvd.) This soulful program features the romantic duet from Mercurial Manoeuvres, by Broadway’s “An American in Paris” Tony award- winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon; the classically spirited 2nd Act Pas de Deux from Don […]

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Diablo Ballet and Lafayette Library Again Teaming Up for “Dance on Film”

by Diane Claytor Lights! Camera! Action! OK. You might not actually hear these words when Diablo Ballet again presents their very popular Dance on Film Series.  Instead, more descriptive words you may hear (or even say) are incredible, fantastic, beautiful, amazing, groovy, awesome and fascinating. For the fifth consecutive year, Diablo Ballet is teaming up […]

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