Cinderella's Wedding

February 11 - 12, 2022

Diablo Ballet celebrates Valentine’s Day with the second program of its 28th season Cinderella’s Wedding.

All performances will be offered in person with a digital option as well.  Tickets are available through the Lesher Center for the Arts ticket office. Purchases can be made online, by calling (925) 943-SHOW or in person at the ticket office.

In-theatre performances will be performed at the Lesher Center for the Arts in the Hofmann Theatre February 11 – 12, 2022.  Click here to read through the Lesher Center for the Arts updated vaccination and safety guidelines. Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 is required for all guests age 12 and over, and face coverings are required to be worn by all guests age two and over when visiting the Lesher Center for the Arts.

Virtual performances will be a recording of the live performance and will be available for viewing February 18 – 27, 2022.  You can view as many times as you like whenever you like during those 10 days.  Your link to view will be sent out at 9 am on February 18th and viewing is available through 9 pm on February 27th.

Senior communities – please contact dan@diabloballet.org for assistance with your virtual tickets. Any senior community orders placed through this webpage web page will be cancelled without refund.

Click here to read through the Lesher Center for the Arts updated safety guidelines starting September 13th.

For the full version of the Cinderella’s Wedding program, click here

Cinderella’s Wedding

Music: Sergei Prokofiev
Choreography: Julia Adam

Based on the story of Cinderella, this world premiere ballet choreographed by the renowned story teller, Julia Adam featuring the romantic score by Sergei Prokofiev reminds us that dreams really do come true.

Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux

Music: Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky’s Excerpt from Swan Lake , Op. 20, Act III
Choreography: George Balanchine

Diablo Ballet presents George Balanchine’s Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux with permission from the Balanchine Trust. An eight-minute display of ballet bravura and technique, the ballet which received its premiere in 1960 at the New York City Ballet, features music that Tchaikovsky originally created for Act III of Swan Lake, but was never used in the original score.

Wayfaring Pilgrim

Music: “Mistreated Blues” by Mississippi Lightnin’, “Nana Jarnell” by Lucky Peterson and “Where Can I Go (Where I Don’t Have the Blues)” by Mississippi Lightnin’
Choreography: Michael Wells

Company Dancer, Michael Wells, creates a new world premiere, Wayfaring Pilgrim. Set to blues music, this will be his third work for the company.

Book of Alleged Dances

Music: John Adams
Choreography: Val Caniparoli

Diablo Ballet presents the duet from Val Caniparoli’s Book of Alleged Dances which premiered in 1998 at Ballet West which features music by composer John Adams.