Tag Archives: San Francisco Ballet

2016: The past, the present, and a very big challenge of the future

A hundred years ago the Ziegfeld Follies opened on Broadway with Bachelor Days, a vaudeville show that included a song

World Ballet Day companies throw open their studio doors

Sarah Thompson and  Benedicte Bemet, Australian Ballet class

The big difference between World Ballet Day 2015 and the inaugural event last year was the way the five main

World Ballet Day, #5 San Francisco Ballet and the Wrap Up

Francis Chung and Davit Karapetyan, San Francisco Ballet

In nine months Helgi Tomasson will celebrate his 30th year as artistic director of the San Francisco Ballet. I think

World Ballet Day: October 1

World Ballet Day

Tomorrow five ballet companies around the world will be live streaming from their studios, first from Australia, then Russia, the

Tchaikovsky’s Christmas present to the world: the grand pas de deux from Nutcracker

Gillian Murphy and David Hallberg, Nutcracker, American Ballet Theatre, photo © Gene Schiavone

We have to thank – or blame – William Christensen, the founding artistic director of the San Francisco Ballet, for

The Australian Ballet gala: Tributes to the past, hopes for the future

Australian Ballet gala curtain call, photo © Australian Ballet gala curtain call, front row, Sofiane Sylve and Pierre-Francois Vilanoba, Julie Kent, Maina Gielgud, David McAllister, Dame Margaret Scott, Marilyn Jones, Marilyn Rowe, Naoki Takagishi and Mizuka Ueno  photo © Filip Konikowski

On November 2, 2012 – 50 years to the day since Peggy van Praagh and her deputy, Ray Powell, took

Three stars withdraw from Australian Ballet gala

David Hallberg, in The Bright Stream

Just one week before the Australian Ballet’s series of gala performances for its 50th anniversary begins on October 31, comes

Remembering Rudi: the tribute year begins

Nureyev's autographed shoes

A year of tribute to Rudolf Nureyev has begun with an exhibition showcasing more than 80 costumes and 50 photographs

Borders break down as dance stars lead a double life

David Hallberg in Sleeping Beauty

There’s a buzz about the move of David Hallberg, American Ballet Theatre principal, to the Bolshoi Ballet and a fair

After the Rain – a great pas de deux

The Australian Ballet is about to revive Christopher Wheeldon’s After the Rain. The second part of the two part work