California Contemporary Ballet is proud to bring our community the new and original works of distinguished composers.
Please meet our Composers: (click on a composers name to learn more )
Dwight Bernard Mikkelsen– As CCB’s resident composer, Mr. Mikkelsen (or the Meastro), has composed numerous works for California Contemporary Ballet. In 2009, he composed two significant musical pieces created for the professional CCB company entitled, Embla’s Garden and Valkyrie. In the Spring of 2013, he composed the full-length ballet of Thumbelina which was performed by the entire CCB youth and professional company’s with a reprise performance the following year, in 2014. Mr. Mikkelsen’s newest full-length ballet, The Legend of Jack Frost, was created for CCB as a new holiday alternative. The ballet will premiere in the Winter of 2014.
Randall Michael Tobin– Composer of California Contemporary Ballet’s most sucessful full-length ballet of the Snow Queen. The ballet has became CCB’s signature, performed annually each December with sold out performances since 1998-2013. Future performances of this charming holiday ballet will be announced.
Janet Hay– Composer of Predea (Prey) was created in 2009 for California Contemporary Ballet.