Spring 2015 - Vol. 22 No. 3
Welcome to Our Pointe, California Ballet’s digital newsletter. In this edition we close the season with A Midsummer Night’s Dream, pay tribute to one of America’s great ballerinas, discuss the passing of the torch in San Diego arts, and ask you, "What’s the Pointe?"
Fairy Frenzy at the Civic Theatre
California Ballet’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream returns to the San Diego Civic Theatre for one weekend only April 11 & 12. Join the pre-performance Fairy Frenzy: face painting, fairy themed beverages, costume contest and photo opportunities. . .
Royalty in Ancient Athens
California Ballet is fortunate to welcome these guest stars to the Civic stage for A Midsummer Night’s Dream, dancing the roles of Theseus and Hippolyta.
Honoring a Ballet legend
The ballerina who danced the Sugar Plum Fairy in the premiere performance of California Ballet’s full length The Nutcracker received the Kennedy Center Honors last December.
A Sweet Treat - Beyond the Barre
On February 14th California Ballet treated valentines to rarely seen repertoire, new works, and premieres. Guest were greeted in the lobby with complimentary champagne and chocolate . . .
Get the Pointe
A pair of pointe shoes seem an innocuous thing, right? Actually, they are most expensive and important item in a ballerina’s dance bag. She can go through 20 pairs in one season . . .
Passing the Torch
San Diego Theatres, Inc. has announced that Don Telford will step down as CEO of the organization that runs the Civic Theatre. Elizabeth Doran, current Executive Director of the Pasadena Playhouse will replace him.
CBC Joins Pinterest
California Ballet Company has joined Pinterest! Enjoy Pins for dancers, Major companies, ballet inspiration, and more. . .
Another Holiday Success
California Baller presented its annual The Nutcracker last December at the San Diego Civic Theatre. This season over 2,600 tickets were donated to members of the military and their families.
Young Talent Bounds Onto the Stage
California Ballet Company presented Leaps and Bounds on February 14th. The matinee production highlighted the talents of California Ballet Apprentices and the California Ballet Junior Company.
Join us as we honor the passing of these special artists. . .
California Ballet Association Donors 2014-2015
Please take a moment to thank these special organizations and individuals who make great art in San Diego a reality.