Getting to Know Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty

April 5th, Saturday, 2014, 9:32 pm

A lovely princess is cursed to die an early death by an offended evil fairy. Her spell is softened by a good fairy, and the would-be demise becomes a deep sleep. After 100 years of slumber, a prince fights his way to the Princess, kisses her awake, and the two live happily ever after. Sounds…

Sports & Arts – Birds of a Feather

March 22nd, Saturday, 2014, 6:19 pm


**The views and opinions in this article are expressly those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the California Ballet Company or indicate endorsement by said company.** It’s rare that I post an article on this blog that is a personal statement. I prefer to keep things even and educational, but…

Top 5 Choreographers of the 20th Century

March 8th, Saturday, 2014, 9:35 pm

The world of dance has a rich history of change and innovation, but these things cannot happen alone. You have to know where you’ve come from to know where you are going. California Ballet’s mission of preserving the classics while fostering new works is the embodiment of this concept. As we look forward to a…

Fun Facts About The Nutcraker

December 20th, Friday, 2013, 8:51 pm

As we enter our final weekend of The Nutcracker for 2013, we’d like to thank everyone who made California Ballet a part of their family holiday traditions. We love what we do, and we love sharing it with you! As a special treat, here are seven fun facts about The Nutcracker that you might not…

California Ballet Announces its 46th Season at the San Diego Civic Theatre

July 12th, Friday, 2013, 11:32 pm


California Ballet has just finished up a scintillating 45th Sapphire Anniversary Season, and we are excited to look towards the future as we prepare for another year of professional dance in San Diego! We invite you to join the fun at one or all of the following productions at the San Diego Civic Theatre: Dracula…