Venue Details

519 Star Starred
Lesher Center for the Arts - Hofmann Theater
At the corner of Civic Dr. and Locust St. 1601 Civic Drive Walnut Creek, CA 94596
925-943-SHOW
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Member Tips

kim
Folks dress for the theater in Walnut Creek (no jeans).
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kim
Give yourself 5 extra minutes to Find a space in the adjacent parking garage.
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kim
Enjoy classic cocktails & food at the Walnut Creek Yacht Club
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Rozalyn Devincenzi
Folks wear slacks and sweaters; some wear dresser outfits.
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Rozalyn Devincenzi
Parking is next door; cost is usually $5
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Susan Sandoe
I saw jeans on more than a few people, and some people quite dressed up.
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Reviews & Ratings

23 ratings
4.5 average rating
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47 events
19 reviews
10 stars
attended Feb 02 2013

excellent.. varied. great performance

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19 events
11 reviews
29 stars
attended Feb 01 2013

The first time I saw a Smuin's Ballet, I was hooked! I enjoyed this performance as well.

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6 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 02 2013

The performanaces featured short pieces of different themes, but the quality of the dancing, and staging were always the same, great!

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More Information

Website

http://www.smuinballet.org

Quotes & Highlights

Goldstar members loved Smuin’s 2012-2013 Fall/Winter Program at the Palace of Fine Arts. Check out their reviews.
San Francisco Chronicle called Cold Virtues “engrossing to the end” and SF Classical Voice said it was “unforgettable.”
Oh, Inverted World was called “striking” and “remarkable” by the New York Times.

Description

Program:

  • Cold Virtues Adam Hougland, Choreographer

* Starshadows: Michael Smuin, Choreographer

* Homeless: Michael Smuin, Choreographer

* No Viviré: Michael Smuin, Choreographer

* Oh, Inverted World: Trey McIntyre, Choreographer

About the Ticket Supplier: Smuin Ballet

Smuin Ballet was founded in 1994 by the renowned choreographer Michael Smuin, formerly the Director of San Francisco Ballet. Beyond their regular seasonal performances, the Smuin Ballet dancers engage in a wide range of special projects, including appearing in three films: A Walk in the Clouds, The Fantasticks and George Lucas' 1996 Return of the Jedi, Special Edition.