Diablo Ballet presents Once Upon a time
Diablo Ballet celebrates 25 years with a new full-length ballet from Julia Adam, accompanied live by the Contra Costa Wind Symphony at the Lesher Center for the Arts, March 22-23.
This March, Diablo Ballet takes you on a fairytale adventure where you will meet Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Alice in Wonderland, Sleeping Beauty, Jack and the Beanstalk, Snow White and more in this world premiere ballet choreographed by renowned dance maker, Julia Adam, and accompanied live by the Contra Costa Wind Symphony. The program will also include a short film retrospective by award-winning filmmaker, Walter Yamazaki. Children are invited to dress up as their favorite fairytale character. Join the company for two special events prior to the performances on Saturday, March 23 – Mayor Cindy Silva and costumed performers will bring the story of Cinderella to life in a free Story Time at Bedford Gallery at 1 pm and a pre-show happy hour at Massimo Ristorante at 6:30 pm with Artistic Director, Lauren Jonas and Choreographer, Julia Adam.
Performance Information: WHAT: Diablo Ballet presents Once Upon a Time WHEN: March 22 at 6:30 pm; March 23 at 2 pm and 8 pm WHERE: Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek RUNNING TIME: 1 hour and 15 minutes, no intermission TICKETS: $15-$50 (925) 943-7469; www.lesherartscenter.org, www.diabloballet.org
Photo: Jackie McConnell and Michael Wells in Once Upon a Time. Photo by Aris Bernales
Date & Time
Weekly on Friday and Saturday
Mar 22, 2019 through Mar 23, 2019
8:00PM - 9:15PM