2015-2016 Season Performances
Keeping the art of dance exciting, vibrant and accessible for 51 years. Oakland Ballet Company’s 2015-2015 season offers a thrilling mix of performances, including community favorites and innovative new works.
Spring Repertory Season – A Cappella – Our Bodies Sing
A Cappella–Our Bodies Sing, will feature three exciting works of dance celebrating the power of the human voice and the grace of the human body.
- World premiere by Val Caniparoli.
- World premiere by Janice Garrett & Charles Moulton.
- West Coast premiere of Artistic Director Graham Lustig’s Stone of Hope.
- Live musical accompaniment by Bay Area choral groups:
- The Berkeley Community Chorus Singers directed by Derek Tam
- Nona Brown and the Inspirational Music Collective
- Vajra Voices directed by Karen R. Clark
Tickets on sale February 15, 2016.
East Bay DANCES Festival 2016
Malonga Casquelourd Theater
Oakland Ballet Company is excited to present the second annual East Bay DANCES Festival on April 17, 2016 – an afternoon celebrating the very best of dance in the East Bay.
East Bay DANCES 2015 featured performances by Oakland Ballet, AXIS Dance Company, Destiny Arts Center, Diablo Ballet, Tessera Tribal Belly Dance, and more! Stay tuned for this year’s performance line-up to be announced after February 15.
Tickets on sale March 1.
Graham Lustig’s The Nutcracker 2015
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!
Saturday, December 19 at 1 pm
Saturday, December 19 at 5pm
Sunday, December 20 at 2 pm
The Paramount Theatre, Oakland
Live music by the Oakland Symphony and Mt. Eden High School Women’s Ensemble.
Choreographer: Graham Lustig
Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Set and Costume Design: Zack Brown