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Earthquake! A World Premiere by Diablo Ballet

Diablo Ballet, Computers and Structures, Inc.

This work, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, is commissioned by Computers and Structures Inc. and the Engineers Alliance for the Arts.

Using special effects and digital design, this new work was choreographed by Nikolai Kabaniaev, Diablo Balletís co-artistic director. It not only commemorates the 1906 centennial, but also celebrates advances in earthquake engineering technology in the last 100 years.

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World Premiere:
April 5, 2006 at 8 pm
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
701 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 978-ARTS (2787)

Season Finale:
Friday, May 19, 2006 at 8 pm
Saturday, May 20, 2006 at 2 pm and 8 pm
Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 943-SHOW (7469)


San Francisco and Walnut Creek.


This is a world premiere ballet commemorating the anniversary of the 1906 Earthquake.


General public. Ticket purchase required.


David Hicks, (925) 943-1775

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