The Ballet Joyeux, a classical ballet Company, is the performing Company of The Ballet School. This well-established Company, led by San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award and Shellie Award Winner, Jennifer Perry has been performing for the past twenty-eight years throughout the Bay Area. The company repertoire includes such productions as Etudes, Peter, Petra and The Wolf, Concert Waltzes, Cakewalk, Celebration for Life, Rodeo, The Shellie Awards, Art on the Main, Thanks for The Memory, and The Family Day Festival, celebrating the opening of the Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts. The Company has performed with Diablo Symphony, and continues to perform lecture demonstrations yearly, which provide a visual demonstration of the training and yearly, which provide a visual demonstration of the training and development of a dancer.
The Ballet Joyeux Company has become a beloved treasure to families throughout Contra Costa County, and many of the company’s dancers have gone on to professional theater and dance careers throughout the United States and Europe. Each December, The Ballet Joyeux is proud to present ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS, a delightful narrated holiday ballet, which allows audience members of all ages to pass across the threshold of make-believe into a world where dreams can and do come true by learning to first believe in oneself.