ENCORE! Events

ENCORE! invites all members to exclusive events throughout the season.

 

ENCORE!

The 2014 ENCORE! Board (© Drew Altizer)

Upcoming Events

 

April 16, 2014
ENCORE! Trainee Performance & Reception

6pm

San Francisco Ballet, 455 Franklin Street

ENCORE! members enjoy an exclusive private reception and a special performance by the dancers of San Francisco Ballet School's Trainee Program. This international roster of pre-professional young dancers will present excerpts from both the classical and contemporary repertory. The RSVP for this event is at capacity, please email ENCORErsvp@sfballet.org to get on the waitlist.

 

May 8, 2014
ENCORE! Trio Evening Three
8pm

The final ENCORE! Trio event of the season features Program 7: Triple Bill including a world premiere by Liam Scarlett, The Fifth Season by Helgi Tomasson, and Suite en Blanc by Serge Lifar. Join ENCORE! members and guests for a private reception at intermission. Buy today!

Intermission receptions take place in the Press Room, located near the Grove Street entrance on the main level of the Opera House.

 

Past Events

 

April 3, 2014
ENCORE! Trio Evening Two

The second ENCORE! Trio evening included a performance of Shostakovich Trilogy by Alexi Ratmansky, a full-evening trilogy set to the stirring music of Dmitri Shostakovich, and a private intermission reception for ENCORE! members and guests.

 

March 5, 2014
ENCORE! Board Open House

Prospective Board members and guests got the inside scoop on getting more involved with ENCORE! from the members of the 2014 Board.

 

February 27, 2014
ENCORE! Trio Evening One

ENCORE! members and guests spent the event at SF Ballet enjoying Program 2 on stage and prosecco and light bites during intermission.

 

February 11, 2014
ENCORE! Evening with Choreographer Val Caniparoli

ENCORE! members and guests met choreographer Val Caniparoli, gained insider knowledge into his new ballet Tears, and learned just what it means to be commissioned to choreograph a new work.

ENCORE! Evening with Choreographer Val Caniparoli

 

ENCORE! Evening with Choreographer Val Caniparoli

January 22, 2014
Season Opening Gala

ENCORE! celebrated the opening of the 2014 Season in style with record attendance. 

ENCORE! 2014 Gala

© Drew Altizer

ENCORE! 2014 Gala

Tuesday, January 7, 2014
ENCORE! Gala Kick-Off Party

ENCORE! members and gala pre-purchasers attending a kick off reception hosted by Nespresso.

ENCORE! 2014 Gala Kick-Off Party

© Drew Altizer

ENCORE! 2014 Gala Kick-Off Party

December 19, 2013
ENCORE! celebrates Nutcracker

ENCORE! members and guests toasted with La Marca™ Prosecco before watching San Francisco’s favorite holiday tradition, Nutcracker.

ENCORE! celebrates Nutcracker

© Drew Altizer

ENCORE! celebrates Nutcracker

Thursday, November 14, 2013
ENCORE! Season Preview

Guests learned more about the upcoming ENCORE! Trio package from Ballet Master Ricardo Bustamante while sipping wine and enjoying appetizers at O3 Bistro & Lounge.

ENCORE! 2014 Season Preview

 

ENCORE! 2014 Season Preview

July 24, 2013
Summer of the Arts

Members of ArtPoint (the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco), San Francisco Ballet’s ENCORE!, San Francisco Opera’s BRAVO! CLUB and San Francisco Symphony’ Symphonix gathered together for a joint membership party at the Julia Morgan Ballroom. The evening set record numbers for new membership and guests danced until the building was about to close.

ENCORE! Summer of the Arts 2013

Nikki Ritcher for © Moanalani Jeffrey Photography

ENCORE! Summer of the Arts 2013
 
February 19, 2013
Spring Membership Social
ENCORE! members and guests gathered at O3 Bistro & Lounge to preview the 2013 ENCORE! Trio season. 
 
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January 24, 2013
ENCORE! Opening Night Gala
ENCORE! hit the red carpet at the 2013 Season Opening Gala. The evening started with a cocktail buffet at City Hall, followed by a bravura one-night-only performance of thrilling dance works at the Opera House. Then the revelry continued at San Francisco's best After Party. Photos © 2013 Drew Altizer
 
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January 15, 2013 at 6pm
ENCORE! Gala Pre-Party
In preparation for the 2013 Season Opening Gala, ENCORE! members celebrated at Epi Center Med Spa. Photos © 2013 Drew Altizer.
 
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December 12, 2012 at 7pm
ENCORE! members gather at Nutcracker
ENCORE! members and friends gathered at Nutcracker for a special prosecco toast.  
 
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November 7, 2012 at 6pm
Board Open House, Chris Hellman Center for Dance 
The ENCORE! Board of Directors held a special open house where members and prospects sipped wine, snacked on hors d'oeuvres, and learned what it takes to be on the ENCORE! Board of Directors. 
 
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July 31, 2012
ENCORE! along with the San Francisco Opera's BRAVO! CLUB and San Francisco Symphony's Symphonix League presented Summer of the Arts, a joint membership party to experience the greater San Francisco arts community.
 

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