Our Pointe Newsletter – Summer 2016

Jump . . . Swing . . . Leap Into the 49th Season!


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Summer 2016 - Vol. 23 No. 4

Welcome to the Summer edition of Our Pointe, California Ballet Company’s quarterly newsletter. In this issue we welcome our new Associate Artistic Director, announce a new Music Conductor, meet company dancer Miki Batchman, and take a sneak peek at our 49th Season.

Pat yourself on the back for saving some trees with this digital edition of the Our Pointe newsletter!


New Associate Artistic Director

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California Ballet is proud to present Jared Nelson as its new Associate Artistic Director. Mr. Nelson will focus on expanding CBC’s repertoire to include works of current choreographers, assist in planning and acquiring productions, and represent the company in the community . . . 

 

 

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 New California Ballet Music Conductor

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 California Ballet is excited to welcome award-wining Dana Zimbric to the California Ballet family. For several years she has worked alongside CBC Music Director John Stubbs and will now take the baton at the Civic Theatre to conduct the orchestra for several performances of The Nutcracker 2016.

 

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Jump Jive at the Balboa Theatre - October 2016

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Jump . . . Swing . . . Leap . . . Turn! This October at the Balboa Theatre in Downtown San Diego, California Ballet presents Jump Jive: Ballet infused with the beat of 60’s rock, the athletic energy of 40’s Big Band swing era, and the syncopated rhythms of the Roaring 20’s will share the stage!



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The Turning Pointe: Season 48

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California Ballet’s 48th Season was a resounding success, and a turning point for the company!



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Spotlight on the Dancer: Miki Batchman

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We recently caught up with Miki Batchman to ask her a few questions about her 16 years as a California Ballet dancer . . .
 
 
 
 
 

 


Director’s Lunch a Resounding Success

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California Ballet’s annual Director’s Luncheon was held on June 14, 2016 in the beautiful Grand Salon of the company’s home, the San Diego Civic Theatre . . .



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California Ballet Legacy Circle

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Plan today for tomorrow’s future! The Legacy Circle is a special group of patrons who have included California Ballet in their wills or planned gifts . . .




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Connect with California Ballet

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Don’t just watch - Connect! There are many ways to connect with California Ballet . . .

 



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Upcoming Excitement in Season 49

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Amazing things to come in California Ballet’s 49th Season!

 

 

 

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 California Ballet School Student of the Year

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Student of the year for 2016: Zoe Mendel!

 

 

 

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 College Grads Leap into the Future

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Amazing things to come in California Ballet’s 49th Season!

 

 

 

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 Volunteer Spotlight: Joe & Liza Kennedy

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This month we shine the spotlight on two incredible volunteers: Joe and Liza Kennedy!

 

 

 

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 California Ballet Sponsors

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The amazing organizations who make great art in San Diego possible!

 

 

 

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