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Your Ultimate Guide to A Midsummer Night's Dream

Adventures and misadventures. Mischief and magic. Woodland creatures and fairyland foibles. >>

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Midsummer in San Francisco

Passing the torch to the next generation >>

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Who's Who in A Midsummer Night's Dream

Meet Helena, Hermia, Hippolyta, and the enchanting creature of Midsummer >>

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About Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Enter a magical, moonlit world. >>

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Meet the Artist: Betsy Erickson and Tina LeBlanc on Sandpaper Ballet

Choreographer Mark Morris has had a long relationship with San Francisco and San Francisco Ballet, having created... >>

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About Director's Choice

Experience a taste of classical and contemporary ballet >>

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Ballet Myth Busters

It’s time some of the great ballet myths are debunked once and for all. >>

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To the Pointe: Dance Innovations

Join Associate Director of Audience Development, Jennie Scholick, PhD for a deep dive into the three ballets on... >>

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Betsy Erickson, Ballet Master, on Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella

Host Andi Yannone interviews Ballet Master Betsy Erickson and discusses how Cinderella is rehearsed and put together.... >>

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About Trey McIntyre's The Big Hunger

"We all came to be in this place, at this moment, for a reason." >>

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To The Pointe: David Rosenthal on “The Typewriter”

Gong, Chimes, Woodblocks . . . Typewriter? >>

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To the Pointe: Classical (Re)Vision

Join Associate Director of Audience Development, Jennie Scholick, PhD for an exploration of the ballets on Program... >>

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About Mark Morris' Sandpaper Ballet

Morris, musicality, and unmitigated joy >>

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Kelly Tweeddale, Executive Director, on her First SF Ballet Season

Host Andi Yannone interviews Executive Director Kelly Tweeddale.  They talk about her journey to SFB, her initial... >>

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About Stanton Welch's Bespoke

Discover a ballet all about loving ballet >>

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Instant Expert: Sandpaper Ballet

Explore Sandpaper Ballet's iconic grid. >>

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SF Ballet Production Staff on Cinderella

Members of the Production Staff discuss the demands of their positions as they “create the magic” of a fairy... >>

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Meet Sunnie Evers and Bob Shaw

Co-Chairs of SF Ballet's Board of Trustees >>

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About Harald Lander's Etudes

Etudes takes dancers’ prosaic daily ritual—ballet class—and transforms it for the stage. >>

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Who is Harald Lander?

Discover more about the choreographer behind Etudes. >>

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About the Pas de Deux from After the Rain

A lifetime of emotion in eight minutes >>

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About Concerto Grosso

"That incredible joy, that high, you can get as a dancer" >>

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Your Ultimate Guide to Dance Innovations

Light installations. Pink wigs. White tutus—Program 03 has everything. >>

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About Edwaard Liang's The Infinite Ocean

Read, watch, and hear the inspiration behind The Infinite Ocean >>

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Female Characters in 2020 Story Ballets

Get to know this season’s complex, compelling heroines and the women bringing them to life. >>

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The Story of Romeo & Juliet

A tale of star-crossed lovers and ancient grudges. >>

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Who's Who in Tomasson's Romeo & Juliet

Meet our young lovers, their warring families, and their lifelong friends >>

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Preview Romeo & Juliet

See this tragic tale of star-crossed lovers. >>

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Your Ultimate Guide to Romeo & Juliet

True love and tragic ends. >>

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About Helgi Tomasson's Romeo & Juliet

A story that transcends time, race, class, and gender >>

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To the Pointe: Cinderella

Join Jennie Scholick, PhD for a quick overview of Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella©. Hear about the ballet’s... >>

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Meet Basil Twist

The MacArthur Genius who brings a magical tree to life in Cinderella >>

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In the Wings of Wheeldon's Cinderella

Take a look behind the scenes with a unique view of Christopher Wheeldon's Cinderella. >>

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Helgi Tomasson discusses SPELLBOUND's world premieres

SF Ballet's Artistic Director on the two new ballets at this year's gala >>

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The Story of Christopher Wheeldon's Cinderella

Meet Cinderella, Prince Guillaume, and more in this classic fairy tale. >>

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Designing Cinderella's Ball Gown

Scenic and Costume Designer Julian Crouch on creating the perfect outfit for a ball. >>

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