Celebrating the 75th anniversary of America's First Nutcracker with a look at the snow scene now and then.
The role of Clara has changed and evolved over the 75 years of San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker.
Close-up details from costumes of Helgi Tomasson's Nutcracker for San Francisco Ballet.
Helgi Tomasson's 2004 production of Nutcracker moved the setting to San Francisco.
San Francisco Ballet unveiled its fourth production of Nutcracker in 1986.
Lew Christensen's 1967 production had opulent sets and costumes.
Lew Christensen's 1954 Nutcracker for San Francisco Ballet featured designs by children's book illustrator Leonard Weisgard.
A meeting of former Claras at opening night of Nutcracker.
Color the Rat King, the Nutcracker, and the Sugarplum Fairy from San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker.
In 1890, Tchaikovsky was riding the high of his opera The Queen of Spades when disaster struck: his longtime patron […]
Follow two Nutcracker dancers from morning class to curtain call.
Read the 1944 reviews of America's first Nutcracker!
Fun facts about the Snow Queen's costume in San Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker.
Unscramble the names of Nutcracker characters!
Just days before the opening of San Francisco Ballet’s Nutcracker, The Palace Hotel got into the spirit with a Nutcracker […]
Nutcracker at SF Ballet is full of traditions. Dancers gather for a holiday potluck between shows. The orchestra plays carols […]