En Pointe for a 47th Season!
Fall 2014 - Vol. 22 No. 1
Welcome to the fall edition of Our Pointe, California Ballet Company's quarterly newsletter. In this issue we take a look at the upcoming season, chat with Regisseur Denise Dabrowski about her Giselle experiences, learn why the Civic Theatre is so magical, and more!
Curl up with your tablet, smartphone, or computer and enjoy saving some trees while you learn about the latest goings-on at California Ballet!
California Ballet’s 47th Season Opens with Romantic Classic
California Ballet Company announces the lineup for its 47th season of classical dance in San Diego. Tickets are available online!
California Ballet 2014 Annual Meeting & Volunteer Awards
The 46th Annual Meeting and Volunteer Awards Ceremony took place on Sunday, September 14, 2014 at the WorldBeat Cultural Center in Balboa Park. Attendees enjoyed a lovely catered lunch and special performances by Senior and Junior Company dancers . . .
California Ballet Company Chit-Chat
California Ballet’s roster of dancers has seen some changes for there 47th season with promotions and additions. The company is excited to announce two new principals!
California Ballet Dancer of the Year - Amanda Daly
The 2014 Dancer of the Year, Amanda Daly, was announced on September 14th at the California Ballet Annual Meeting. While this award is always well deserved and hard earned, this year’s was extra special . . .
Give the gift of Pointe Shoes
California Ballet’s ballerinas are light on their toes and indescribably graceful, but precision take hundreds of hours of training and rehearsal. Before a ballerina puts on her makeup, slips into her costume, and steps into the spotlight, she will have worked around 300 hours int he studio . . .
Chatting with Mother Ginger
Everyone loves the antics of Mother Ginger and her Bon Bons in the second act of The Nutcracker! In fact, her lively variation has been the start of many aspiring dancers’ performance careers . . .
Onstage and at Home at the Civic Written by: Joseph Shumate
California Ballet Company has been the resident ballet company at the San Diego Civic Theatre for over 30 years. The company’s entire main stage season is presented at the civic, and the dancers are proud to call it home. But, what makes it so special?
Preparing a Character - Giselle
We recently caught up with former Prima Ballerina Denise Dabrowski and asked her to share with us her experiences dancing the role of Giselle, why the ballet is still popular, and her thoughts on passing the torch to the next generation of dancers.
California Ballet Association Donors 2014-2015
Join us in thanking these wonderful individuals, families, and organizations for making great classical dance in San Diego a reality!
California Ballet Events Calendar
Upcoming dates for performances and events with California Ballet Company. Please keep your eye on our main website for more information. . .