Feeling a little crafty? Waiting eagerly for Nutcracker season? Here are a few ideas on how to bring a little […]
On November 3, we’re “Exploring Nutcracker” with a deep dive into the history of the holiday classic. You’ll hear from […]
Join Jennie Scholick, PhD for a deep dive into Nutcracker. Learn about this iconic ballet’s history, story, and what to look […]
SF Ballet’s Nutcracker is known for the sheer amount of snow that falls during the Snow Scene—the final moments are a legitimate […]
Late night inspiration: How Dinner with Balanchine & Danilova led to Willam Christensen creating America’s First Nutcracker
Although the Nutcracker is more than 100 years old, the American holiday tradition of Nutcracker performances started here in San […]
Lily Peta, a San Francisco Ballet School student, writes about dancing in the party scene of Helgi Tomasson's Nutcracker.
On Christmas Eve 1944, the audience at San Francisco’s War Memorial Opera House experienced the American premiere of the complete Nutcracker. […]
Reserve Nutcracker Tickets Header image: San Francisco Ballet School students in Tomasson’s Nutcracker // © Erik Tomasson
Erik Tomasson has been San Francisco Ballet’s photographer since 2004. Through photographing multiple performances of Nutcracker each year, he has […]
Counting down the 75 days until the 75th anniversary of San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker.