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News | Big Love for Diablo Ballet Artistic Director

By Claudia Bauer, San Francisco Chronicle | April 2017

People love to talk about Lauren Jonas behind her back. They describe the Diablo Ballet co-founder and artistic director using words like “nurturing,” “generous,” “incredible.”

News | Diablo Ballet Dancers Reach Out To Incarcerated Teens

By Jennifer Modenessi, Bay Area News Group | January 2016

With the help of a California Arts Council grant, Jonas and Stegge are teaching movement classes to juvenile offenders in a bid to give them new and positive ways to express themselves — and maybe even help them stay out of juvenile hall. The teens — ages 15 to 18 — meet weekly with the dancers and learn how to turn their emotions into movement.