Special Events

2018 - 2019 Season

Diablo Ballet’s 2018-2019 Events

Join Diablo Ballet for a number of special events throughout the year.  Our three annual events: Gourmet Gallop, PAWS de Tutu and our Anniversary Gala all benefit our PEEK Outreach programs bringing arts education to under-served students and at-risk teenagers incarcerated in the Juvenile Justice System.  We also have a number of small fundraising events that will be added throughout the year.

Great Music from Great Ballets

Saturday, January 19, 2019, 7 pm at Steinway Piano Gallery

Join Diablo Ballet and Steinway Piano Gallery for an evening of unforgettable artistry and music.

Great Music from Great Ballets features compositions from George Balanchine ballets, including Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky, Gershwin, and others performed by Mungunchimeg Buriad, company pianist for San Francisco Ballet. Diablo Ballet’s Artistic Director Lauren Jonas will be your musical tour guide and provide fascinating insight into the ballets. Admission is $10 per person.

Balachine and Beyond Preview Talk

Monday, Jan 21, 2-4 pm, Fireside Room at Rossmoor

Learn the fascinating background stories of the choreographers and dance works being presented at Diablo Ballet’s Balanchine and Beyond performances at this talk led by arts professional, Diane Mauch. Sponsored by the Rossmoor Opera Club.

25th Anniversary Gala

March 22, 2019, MoMo’s Restaurant

Join us as we celebrate our 25th Anniversary with a Gala dinner with the dancers and silent auction immediately following the performance at 6:30pm. After dinner the celebration continues at Steinway Piano Gallery for an after-party and dancing.

Gourmet Gallop

August 8, 2019, Downtown Walnut Creek

Save the date to join us for our 9th Annual Gourmet Gallop! Sip, Sample, and Stroll your way through Walnut Creek’s Gourmet Restaurants for this one-of-a-kind culinary experience.  All proceeds benefit Diablo Ballet and its PEEK Outreach programs.

Sugar Plum Party

November, 2019 at the Del Valle Theatre

Save the date for the third annual Sugar Plum Party before our Sunday matinee performance of A Swingin’ Holiday and More.  A family friendly lunch, arts and crafts, plus an opportunity to dance with the Sugar Plum Fairy, are highlights of this one-of-a-kind event!