(March 26, 2019) Walnut Creek—Diablo Ballet of Walnut Creek announced today that it will open its own ballet school at the end of this summer. The school will be the first in the East Bay to be run by a professional ballet company. Located at the Performing Academy's Diablo location in Pleasant Hill, the site will also be the new home of Diablo Ballet's company rehearsals.
Now celebrating their 25th anniversary, Diablo Ballet is under the leadership of Co-Founder and Artistic Director Lauren Jonas. The school will be led by Jonas and School Principal and company dancer Raymond Tilton.