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Lesher Center for the Arts - Hofmann Theater
At the corner of Civic Dr. and Locust St. 1601 Civic Drive Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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39 events
21 reviews
2 stars
I should have worn ear plugs. When I partially closed my ears with my fingers I could get more quality from their voices and actually understand the words.
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"Creative Collaboration"
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30 events
13 reviews
0 stars
attended May 12 2013

I loved Company C. They are all beautiful dancers and acrobats. I enjoyed all of the programs, especially "Bolero." Thank you for the opportunity to see it.

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13 reviews
1 stars
attended May 12 2013

very nice seats and extraordinary dance

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12 reviews
36 stars
attended May 12 2013

Wonderful performances that were uplifting and mesmerizing.

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David Van Ligon 


World Premiere 

Long-time company dancer David Van Ligon presents Natoma, a stunning work set to music by San Francisco-based cellist and composer Zoe Keating. 

Dennis Nahat 


Company Premiere 

Company C also performs for the first time a work by Dennis Nahat, founder of Ballet San Jose and a fixture of American choreography. Commissioned by the Royal Swedish Ballet in 1970 and later performed by American Ballet Theater, Ontogeny is a timeless ballet set to the Pulitzer Prize-winning String Quartet No.3 by Czech-born composer Karel Husa. 

Carl Fink & John Bohannon 

A Modest Proposal 

Company Premiere 

Company C enters groundbreaking territory with its performances of A Modest Proposal, the astonishingly creative collaboration between choreographer Carl Flink and science writer John Bohannon. A Modest Proposal was originally commissioned for Black Label Movement by the 2011 TEDx Brussels Conference. 

Charles Anderson 


Boléro is Anderson’s fresh, contemporary interpretation of Ravel’s famous composition. Commissioned by the Mendocino Music Festival in 2007, this ballet for ten dancers radiates the physicality, confidence and joy that are the hallmarks of Anderson’s choreography. 

_Shows are traditionally about 1 hour and 45 minutes with a 20-minute intermission. Subject to change without notification. 

__Image: Edilsa Armendariz and David Van Ligon in Boléro by Charles Anderson. Photo by Rosalie O’Connor


About the Ticket Supplier: Company C Contemporary Ballet

Beauty, passion, wit, and drama converge in the stunning performances of California's Company C Contemporary Ballet. Outstanding contemporary choreography is the hallmark of the Company, which is led by founder and Artistic Director Charles Anderson, a former member of the New York City Ballet. The thirteen-member ensemble of classically trained dancers presents a diverse repertoire of contemporary choreography which is moving, provocative, sensual, and entertaining. The repertoire includes works by some of the most accomplished contemporary choreographers of our times, including Twyla Tharp, Paul Taylor, Antony Tudor, Lynne Taylor-Corbett, David Parsons, and Michael Smuin, among others.