Arts / Society

On Their Toes for Ballet Legend’s Hotly Anticipated Book Launch

BY // 12.23.15

What: Dominic Walsh Dance Theater book launch.

Where: Deborah Colton Gallery.

Who: Man of the hour Dominic Walsh with daughter Viviana Luciano-Walsh in his arms; host and gallery namesake Deborah Colton with husband Bill Colton, in from Dallas; book designer and creative collaborator Gabriella Nissen; Brian Hoffner; long-time dance patrons Anita and David Garten; artist Sharon Kopriva, in the gallery’s stable, with husband Gus Kopriva; Mariana and Bob Debes; Duyen Huynh and Marc Nguyen; ballet master Phillip Broomhead who once shared a stage with Walsh; Mari Omari; Carole Miller; Mario Zambrano; Martha Bourke; Jo and Jim Furr; Diana Griffin-Gregory; Karin Poulos; Anna and Thomas Au; Priscilla and Pierre Alexandre; Claudia and John Falk; and mega-collector Jereann Chaney.

PC Moment: The culmination of the evening of holiday cheer was the big reveal of the volume, which documents the 13-year history of Walsh’s celebrated dance troupe. Dominic Walsh Dance Theater’s rich performing arts legacy includes many world premieres; the company has enthralled audiences from the Wortham Theater Center to international venues including Naples, Italy and Tokyo.

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