2014-2015 50th Anniversary Season
Five Decades of Dance
Saturday, May 23 at 4:00 pm
The Paramount Theatre
The 50th Anniversary Spring Repertory Season will highlight all that the community has cherished about Oakland Ballet over the past five decades. On May 23, the Five Decades of Dance repertory performance, devised by Artistic Director Graham Lustig, honors the legacy created by founding Artistic Director, Ronn Guidi with selections of beloved works from the Diaghilev Ballet Russes era, Eugene Loring, Alonzo King, and more. This program will also celebrate the next 50 years with new works created by renowned Bay Area choreographers whose careers were shaped by their work with the company.
On Sunday, May 24, Oakland Ballet’s anniversary weekend continues as we present East Bay Dance Fest a dance-filled day celebrating all that is best about dance in the East Bay.
Saturday, December 20, 2:00 pm
Saturday, December 20, 8:00 pm
Sunday, December 21, 2:00 pm
Oakland Ballet Company’s dynamic dancers filled the stage of the Paramount Theatre along with local dance students, youth choral members from Mt. Eden High School Women’s Ensemble and the Oakland East Bay Symphony.
Graham Lustig’s spritely and fresh choreography makes this a holiday tradition that is fun for then entire family. Brimming with holiday magic, this is the Nutcracker to see!
Choreographer: Graham Lustig
Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Set and Costume Design: Zack Brown
Missed Graham Lustig’s The Nutcracker this year? Save the date for Nutcracker 2015 – December 19 and 20, 2015!