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Peter Ottman, Ballet Master, The National Ballet of Canada [podcast]

Peter Ottman, a ballet master at The National Ballet of Canada, is interviewed by SF Ballet’s Jasmine Yep Huynh.... >>

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Heather Ogden, Guillaume Côté, and Carrie Gaiser Casey on John Neumeier’s Nijinsky [podcast]

The National Ballet of Canada Principal Dancers Heather Ogden and Guillaume Côté discuss the dramatic life and... >>

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Skylar Campbell, First Soloist, The National Ballet of Canada [podcast]

Skylar Campbell, then a first soloist with The National Ballet of Canada, converses with Dance Educator Mary... >>

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Ellen Rose Hummel, Corps de Ballet [podcast]

Ellen Rose Hummel describes her journey to SFB from training with Patricia McBride in North Carolina, to three... >>

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Jerome Robbins with Lonnie Weeks and Esteban Hernandez [podcast]

In honor of the Jerome Robbins Centennial, Associate Director of Audience Engagement Jennie Scholick, PhD discusses... >>

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To the Pointe: John Neumeier’s Nijinsky

Join Jennie Scholick, PhD to prep fro the National Ballet of Canada’s performances of John Neumeier’s Nijinsky... >>

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Madison Keesler, Corps de Ballet [podcast]

Corps de Ballet member Madison Keesler is interviewed by Rena Nishijima, communications associate. After four... >>

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Frances Chung, Principal Dancer [podcast]

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Frankenstein Costumes and Makeup [podcast]

Dance Educator Mary Wood discusses the intricacies of the makeup and costumes in Liam Scarlett’s Frankenstein... >>

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To the Pointe: Jerome Robbins: Ballet & Broadway

Join Jennie Scholick, PhD for an exploration of Jerome Robbins’ life and work, with an emphasis on the four ballets... >>

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Benjamin Freemantle, Corps de Ballet [podcast]

Benjamin Freemantle, then a member of the corps de ballet, converses with Jennie Scholick, associate director of... >>

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Kimberly Marie Olivier, Corps de Ballet [podcast]

Corps de Ballet member Kimberly Marie Olivier discusses portraying the role of Ellida Wangel, from Lady from the... >>

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To the Pointe: Frankenstein

Hear what happens, what to look for, and what inspired Scarlett, Lieberman, and Macfarlane. >>

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Your Ultimate Guide to The Sleeping Beauty

The epitome of classical ballet with a fairy-tale ending. >>

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Exploring the Choreographic Process [podcast]

SF Ballet soloist James Sofranko leads  SF Ballet School Students in a series of choreographic explorations to... >>

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Sofiane Sylve, Principal Dancer [podcast]

Sofiane Sylve on Balanchine, Caniparoli, and Robbins >>

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Steven Morse, Soloist [podcast]

Soloist Steven Morse describes his journey to SF Ballet, discussing his time as a Trainee at SF Ballet School.... >>

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The Stories of Serenade with James Steichen, PhD [podcast]

Was Serenade really Balanchine’s first piece in America? And if not, how did that myth come to be? SF Ballet... >>

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Vitor Luiz, Principal Dancer [podcast]

Principal Dancer Vitor Luiz talks about his experience as a young dance student in Brazil and the value of parental... >>

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To the Pointe: Distinctly SF Ballet

Join Jennie Scholick, PhD as she walks you through Program 3: Distinctly SF Ballet. Hear from choreographers Val... >>

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Carlo di Lanno, Principal Dancer [podcast]

Principal Dancer Carlo Di Lanno reviews his early training and performing career at La Scala, Milan, and stresses... >>

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Ana Sophia Scheller and Angelo Greco, Principal Dancers [podcast]

Jennifer Kovacevich interviews Principal Dancers Ana Sophia Scheller and Angelo Greco. Scheller and Greco discuss... >>

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Sasha de Sola, Principal Dancer [podcast]

Principal Dancer Sasha De Sola discusses the role of Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty. She reminisces about watching... >>

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Season Overview with Helgi Tomasson [podcast]

Artistic Director and Principal Choreographer Helgi Tomasson comments on the 85th Repertory Season, starting by... >>

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To the Pointe: Bright Fast Cool Blue

Join Jennie Scholick, PhD as she walks you through Program 2: Bright Fast Cool Blue. Hear from Benjamin Millepied... >>

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Who Is Myles Thatcher?

Meet the Choreographer behind Ghost in the Machine and Otherness >>

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Who is Danielle Rowe?

Meet the Choreographer behind For Pixie >>

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About The Fifth Season

Melodic Minimalism >>

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To the Pointe: The Sleeping Beauty

Join Jennie Scholick, PhD as she walks you through the history and story of The Sleeping Beauty. Learn what to... >>

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4 Ways We're Active During Shelter in Place

Being at home can't stop us from sharing the joy of dance. >>

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Episode 238: Sarah Van Patten, Tiit Helimets, and Betsy Erickson

Ballet Master Betsy Erickson and Principal Dancers Sarah Van Patten and Tiit Helmets speak with dance educator... >>

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Episode 237: Skyla Schreter

Corps de ballet member Skyla Schreter discusses Christopher Wheeldon’s Cinderella© and some of her favorite... >>

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Episode 236: George Elvin

George Elvin, is in his 40th season in the Wardrobe Department of the SF Ballet Company, and has announced his... >>

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The Story of Swan Lake

Ballet's Greatest Love Story >>

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Episode 235: Frances Chung

Chung on performing Odette/Odile for the first time >>

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Episode 233: Sofiane Sylve and Carlo Di Lanno

Principal Dancers Sofiane Sylve and Carlo Di Lanno discuss their experiences dancing Swan Lake, at San Francisco... >>

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