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Interview by John Evans
The founder of the Oakland Ballet, Ronn Guidi, died on Thanksgiving day at the age of 85. He was an Oakland native, attended public schools, and graduated from Cal Berkeley. Guidi wanted to dance from a young age.
For more of the life and legacy of Ron Guidi, KCBS News Anchor John Evans spoke with Ron Thiele, a colleague and friend of Ronn Guidi for over 30 years.
Appreciation: Choreographer Ronn Guidi somehow turned Oakland into a ballet town
By Andrew Gilbert | Correspondent, East Bay Times
December 7, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. | UPDATED: December 7, 2021 at 2:35 p.m.
Ronn Guidi, visionary founder of Oakland Ballet Company who once cast Tony La Russa in ‘The Nutcracker,’ dies at 85
By Sam Whiting
San Francisco Chronicle
Dec. 2, 2021 | Updated: Dec. 2, 2021 3:50 p.m.