Diablo Ballet presents the World Premiere of Robert Dekkers’ The Red Shoes

Sat, May 5, 2018

Diablo Ballet presents the final program of its 24th Season featuring theWorld Premiere of Robert Dekkers’ The Red Shoes.

The award-winning Diablo Ballet presents the final program of its 2017-18Season with Celebrated Masters, May 4th and 5th at the Del Valle Theatre inWalnut Creek.

The program will feature the highly anticipated World Premiere of The RedShoes, choreographed by Diablo Ballet’s Resident Choreographer, Robert Dekkers.The Red Shoes, is an imaginative interpretation of Hans Christian Andersen’stimeless fairy tale.

Set to the thrilling score by Academy Award nominated composer Philip Glass,the ballet explores the birth, evolution, and ultimate demise of the ego. TheRed Shoes will feature costumes designed by celebrity fashion designer, CassidyHaley, who has created for P!nk and Fergie among others.

Also featured is the stylish quartet excerpt from Val Caniparoli’s StolenMoments, with music by Jean-Philippe Rameau, and the charming and lyrical duetFour Norwegian Moods by Lew Christensen, originally created for the SanFrancisco Ballet in 1976. The ballet is set to Igor Stravinsky’s Four NorwegianMoods for Orchestra.

Immediately following each performance, ticket holders are invited to stay fora post-performance Q&A with our dancers, choreographers and musiciansfollowed by a dessert and coffee reception where you can meet and mingle withthe dancers.

Performances are Friday, May 4th, 8 pm, and Saturday, May 5th, at 2 pm and 8 pm at the Del Valle Theatre in Walnut Creek.

Tickets are $25 - $47. For tickets, call the Lesher Center Box Office at925-943-SHOW (7469) or visit diabloballet.org.



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