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Oakland Ballet Company in the media

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OBC dancers performing for students on a school stage.

Dancers bring Day of the Dead to Life

East Bay Times

OBC dancers performing for students on a school stage.

Photos: Oakland Ballet brings a Day of the Dead celebration to San Leandro school

East Bay Times

Dancer in folklorico dress reaching her hand to the left

This week in Oakland: Luna Mexicana at the Paramount…

The Oaklandside

Smiling female dancer in a bright, flowing orange dress and skull makeup swishing her skirt.

Going Out Oct. 26 – Nov. 3, 2023

The Bay Area Reporter – Serving the San Francisco Bay Area LGBTQ community since 1971

Smiling female dancer in a bright, flowing orange dress and skull makeup swishing her skirt.

Luna Mexicana in San Jose

Metro Silicon Valley

Graham Lustig Headshot

Why the Oakland Ballet blends traditional dance with a new beat

KALW Public Media – 91.7 FM Bay Area

Misty Copeland looking to the left and up at a mural

Q&A w/ Misty Copeland and Babatunji Johnson

Culture Vulture

Babatunji Johnson and Misty Copeland in a duet

Living and thriving in motion – From krumping to ballet to big screen, Babatunji Johnson finds home in dance

San Francisco Chronicle – Datebook

Misty Copeland walking in front of mural that says "remember your roots"

Silent film by renowned ballerina highlights Oakland housing crisis

The Oaklandside

Misty Copeland looking to the left and up at a mural

The Town blooms in Misty Copeland and Leyla Fayyaz’s dance film ‘Flower’

48hills – Independent San Francisco News + Culture

Misty Copeland standing amongst other dancers.

Ballerina Misty Copeland to Premiere ‘Flower’ in Oakland

KQED – The Do List

Graham Lustig Headshot

Sights & Sounds: Graham Lustig

Kalw Public Media – 91.7 FM Bay Area

Misty Copeland standing amongst other dancers.

Ballerina draws on her own life in acting debut

San Francisco Chronicle