Classical ballets are populated with all kinds of mystical creatures: sylphs, wilis, nymphs, shades, driads. If it’s a female supernatural […]
In the Act I battle scene, the Stahlbaums’ fireplace (above, at right in the image) grows to 22 feet tall […]
Arthur Pita talks about creating Björk Ballet for San Francisco Ballet.
Preview San Francisco Ballet's 2019 Season with a sneak peek video.
Erik Tomasson has been San Francisco Ballet’s photographer since 2004. Through photographing multiple performances of Nutcracker each year, he has […]
SF Ballet’s Nutcracker is known for the sheer amount of snow that falls during the Snow Scene—it’s a legitimate blizzard! […]
Preview San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker
A tech-influenced ballet for a tech-obsessed city, Bound To© by Christopher Wheeldon explores what we’re missing by being glued to […]
Choreographer Trey McIntyre talks about creating his ballet Your Flesh Shall Be a Great Poem—and how a lunar eclipse affected his […]
Season ticket holders are an integral—and essential—part of the SF Ballet family. What they love best about SF Ballet is […]
British choreographer Cathy Marston drew from Edith Wharton’s novella Ethan Frome to create a stunning character study of a doomed […]
The first half of SF Ballet’s 2019 Season includes Don Quixote, The Sleeping Beauty, and two programs of three shorter […]
David Dawson’s Anima Animus is ballet pushed to the extreme; technique stretched to its outer limit. Created for the Unbound […]
For many people, when they think about ballet, they think about story ballets: the big 19th-century classics like Swan Lake, […]
Get to know SF Ballet’s four new dancers before you see them on stage at the Opera House!