(Past Event)

Join us for an afternoon of dance at the Contra Costa Ballet Centre! Your family is invited into the studio for a glimpse into the world of classical ballet. Complimentary dance workshops and a performance by the Contra Costa Ballet Company are some of the highlights of this Open Studio event!

Complimentary Dance Workshops

Co-ed Class (ages 4 - 7) - Studio A

Girls' Class (ages 8-11) - Studio B

Boys' Class (ages 7-11) - Studio C

No experience needed.  Dance attire optional (soft-soled shoes, please).

Company Performance

Enjoy a performance by the Contra Costa Ballet Company. Company dancers have achieved the Centre's highest level of training.


2040 N. Broadway, Walnut Creek, CA 94596


Artistic Directors Richard Cammack and Emily Borthwick are proud to present Contra Costa Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty. Charles Perrault’s enchanting fairy tale springs to life in this hour-long ballet set to Tchaikovsky’s exhilarating score. Choreography by Katarina Wester after Marius Petipa, staged by Emily Borthwick, highlights the talents of the Contra Costa Ballet Company along with featured guest artists Jackie McConnell as Princess Aurora and Christian Squires as Prince Florimund.

***The 2019 production of Sleeping Beauty has concluded. Save the date for Spring Rep 2020, May 29 & 30, 2020!***


November 27 - 29, 2020 @ The Lesher Center for the Arts

Celebrating 31 years of The Nutcracker! For one weekend only, join Clara and her beloved nutcracker-turned-prince on a magical journey among giant mice and toy soldiers into the deliciously-delightful Candy Kingdom. Contra Costa Ballet brings The Nutcracker to life in this festive production filled with colorful costumes, whimsical sets and an array of talented, young dancers. This one-hour performance is an elegant introduction to the holiday classic. Click here to learn more about The Nutcracker's special history!


Tickets will be on sale through the Lesher Center for the Arts!

LCA Box Office:

​​1601 Civic Dr.

Walnut Creek, CA 94596

(925) 943-SHOW (7469)

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