Two "Swan Lakes" set for Saturday before Mother's Day
The New Ballet of San Jose is to debut "Swan Lake and "My Very First Ballet: Swan Lake" at California Theatre over Mother's Day weekend, dancing to Tchaikovsky's score as performed by the Palo Alto Philharmonic, conducted by Thomas Shoebotham.
Brennan Wall moved to San Jose on her own at 16 to be a part of Silicon Valley Ballet. She is now a company dancer with The New Ballet and will be playing both of the main roles in their spring production of Swan Lake.
Pizarro: San Jose Nutcracker adds city's historic flavor to classic ballet
It's been Dalia Rawson's professional dream to chroeograph a full-length ballet like "The Nutcracker." But when she got the opportunity as director of The New Ballet School in San Jose, she decided to put a different spin on it - one that celebrates the valley's rich history.