Diablo Ballet – “Love Stories”

“The Diablo premiere of Sean Kelly’s Coppélia’s Wedding kicked off the festivities, a seven-movement ballet with classical charm to spare. Each chapter felt very much like a pronouncement of happiness and joy, like one might expect at a wedding celebration.”

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Diablo Ballet’s Love Stories Has Something for Everybody

“Roque has choreographed some challenging dancing, and the Diablo dancers are up to the challenge. A big surprise, to me at least, is the lengthy dialogue about apples between McConnell and Wells, who articulate it very well, by the way. It’s clear that Roque has a lot going on below the surface of this witty and clever piece. Frugivory is different and fun, and I like it a lot.”

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Diablo Ballet: The Nutcracker Suite

The Nutcracker Suite is a satisfying holiday treat with just the right amount of necessary ingredients to satisfy rabid Nutcracker fans while providing tantalizing new tastes to keep things fresh. Its abbreviated, bite-sized length makes it especially friendly for families with young children, with the elegance and humor that will appeal to all ages.

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Diablo Ballet Trainee Program Dancers Make Their Debut In Holiday Show

“Diablo Ballet’s new trainee program has produced two young inspring dancers, who will make their debut in Julia Adam’s brand new production of The Nutcracker Suite, which premieres when the company opens their 26th season with A Swingin’
Holiday & More November 8 – 10 at the Del Valle Theatre in Walnut Creek.”

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Diablo Ballet celebrates 25 years with Adam’s “Once Upon a Time”

Diablo Ballet turns 25 this season, and that’s something worth celebrating. And celebrate, they did, with a world premiere of a full-length ballet, Once Upon a Time, on March 22 and 23 at the Lesher Center for the Performing Arts. Choreographer Julia Adam has woven a host of fairytale characters—Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella and her stepsisters, Alice in Wonderland and the White Rabbit, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White and more—into a narrative ballet that’s smart and funny, with broad appeal.

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