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The Lesher Center for the Arts will no longer require proof of vaccination or masks to be worn for entry, beginning July 1, 2022. However, wearing a mask in an indoor public setting continues to be strongly recommended by Contra Costa Health Services.

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Mon – Tues: Closed*

Calls: 925-943-7469

Walk Up: 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, CA  94596



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*In addition to the hours noted, the Ticket Office is also open one hour prior and thirty minutes after curtain for ticketed performances, including performances on Mondays, Tuesdays, and most City holidays.

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Diablo Ballet's 28th Anniversary Performance

Diablo Ballet's 28th Anniversary Performance


Ticket Office

 

Open for Calls
(925) 943-7469


Wednesday – Sunday: Noon – 6:00pm
Monday – Tuesday: Closed

 

Open for Walk Up
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.

1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA  94596

Wednesday – Sunday: Noon – 6:00pm
Monday – Tuesday: Closed

 

*In addition to the hours noted, the Ticket Office is also open one hour prior and thirty minutes after curtain for ticketed performances, including performances on Mondays, Tuesdays, and most City holidays.

Presented by Diablo Ballet
Virtual Performance
April 15 - 24, 2022


Celebrate Diablo Ballet’s 28th Anniversary with a one-night only performance at the Lesher Center for the Arts. 

Running Time: approx. 60 minutes, with no intermission
Sur le Fil
Music: Michael Wall, Yann Tiersen, Moondog
Choreography: Penny Saunders

Featured on the program is the company premiere of Penny Saunders’ Sur le Fil which premiered with Tulsa Ballet 2 in 2018.  The ballet was inspired by Saunders’ thoughts around the mischievousness nature of life, and the common reality we share of having personal secrets that we would prefer kept in the dark.

Waltz of the Hours
Music: Coppélia, ou La Fille aux Yeux d’émail
Choreography: Amanda Farris and DBS Faculty

The program also includes a special performance of “Waltz of the Hours” from Coppélia performed by the advanced level students at Diablo Ballet School.

Happy, You're Happy
Music: Frederic Chopin’s Nocturne Op. 55: No. 1 in F Minor
Choreography: Michael Wells

Company dancer and choreographer, Michael Wells, creates a new work in honor of our Anniversary Performance. The solo, performed by company dancer Jackie McConnell, will be set to the music of Frederic Chopin.

Orange
Music: Antonio Vivaldi
Choreography: Stanton Welch

A sweeping contemporary ballet set to music by Antonio Vivaldi, Orange is danced by three couples and choreographed by Australian choreographer Stanton Welch who is the Artistic Director at Houston Ballet.

Flames of Paris
Music: Boris Asafyev
Choreography: Vasily Vainonen

An encore presentation of the spectacular Flames of Paris staged by Lauren Jonas featuring the entire company. The ballet set to music by Boris Asafyev based on songs of the French Revolution originally premiered at the Kirov Theatre in Leningrad in 1932 and later premiered by the Bolshoi Ballet 1933.


*The virtual performance offer is a recording of this live performance.

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.



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