San Diego Ballet celebrates 20 years

SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Ballet will take the stage for a performance showcasing pieces in a special performance gala to celebrate its 20th anniversary. The event and performance will take place at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Lyceum Theatre in Horton Plaza. Dancers from the past 20 years are scheduled to be on hand as part of the celebration.
To help kick off the season, a celebration party will be held including entertainment, food from Urban Kitchens and desserts created by Michele Coulon, Desertier.
The artistic direction of the San Diego Ballet includes Founding Director Robin Sherertz-Morgan, formerly a dancer with New York City Ballet under George Balanchine, and co-director Javier Velasco, director/choreographer for theater productions as well as dance. San Diego Ballet’s current roster of dancers includes featured performers from Russia, Japan, the U.S. and local dancers trained through its associated school, the San Diego School of Ballet.
In addition to a full season of local performances, the San Diego Ballet also tours annually throughout the Midwest. The company and the school reside at Dance Place San Diego, Liberty Station at the Naval Training Center Promenade.
For ticket information on San Diego Ballet’s Gala event, call (619) 294-7378 or e-mail